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Data and Assessment Manager

Data and Assessment Manager

Rushcliffe Spencer Academy


  • Expired
£21,962 to £24,964 this will be pro rata for term time only
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
12 February 2018

Job overview

Post: Data and Assessment Manager

Grade:   (NJE Grade 5, Points 24-28)

Salary:  £21,962 to £24,964 this will be pro rata for term time only 

Hours: 37 hours per week term time only plus 10 days as directed by the Academy

Start date  ASAP

Rushcliffe School is committed to inclusion and we are looking for a Data and Assessment Manager to join our very positive and experienced team. This is a permanent post.

We are seeking to appoint a confident individual to work within the Data and Exams Team. The successful individual would be expected to have responsibility for the effective and efficient management and administration of all school assessment data processes and the submission of the termly DfE School Census Returns ensuring the school’s conformance to all guidance and regulations. 

The following are the principle duties of the post. They are meant to provide a working framework within which the post holder should exercise initiative and accountability.

  • Responsibility for leading the day to day management and administration of the assessment data process.
  • Provide strategic input into the  development and improvement of the assessment data process. 
  • Lead on the production of termly progress reviews and reports to parents.
  • Lead on the production of accurate data analysis and reports as required by SLT and other staff. 
  • Lead on the production of bespoke assessment data templates as required by staff
  • Download, analyse and import assessment data from external sources, such as Fischer Family Trust, into SIMS to assist teaching staff in accurate target setting for students. 
  • Ensure the accurate recording of student data in the school’s census return, reporting as required to the Local Authority and the DfE. 
  • Lead on the set up and maintenance of SISRA, ensuring accurate target,      qualification and achievement data is uploaded and recorded. 
  • Work with the MIS Leader to support others (including the Data Assistant) in the use of data systems.
  • Ensure joint working with the Examinations Officer to provide consistency and flexibility in terms of workloads at particular times of the year.
  • Responsibility for quality assuring all aspects of the tasks listed above. This includes holding process review meetings, networking and liaising with available      experts to ensure continued improvements to processes. .
  • Use relevant courses, meetings and training aids to both maintain and develop      knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to the tasks and      responsibilities of the role. 
  • Undertake any other duties, which may be reasonably regarded as within the nature and the responsibilities/grade of the post as defined, subject to the proviso that normally any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.
  • Safeguard the health and safety of all persons under his/her control and guidance in accordance with the provision of health and safety legislation.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of other persons who may be affected by his/her activities. 

It is intended that the role would be based at Rushcliffe School but the diversity of academies within the Group will provide fantastic opportunities for staff to develop their practice and skills. 

Rushcliffe is a highly successful, oversubscribed school serving a pleasant, suburban area of Nottingham. It has a strong tradition of pastoral care, academic excellence and extra-curricular enrichment. We are committed to providing high quality training and development opportunities for all staff.

As part of the Trent Academies Group, we work across the group to support and share good practice with likeminded colleagues. Our aim is to make sure everyone is given the chance to shine brightly, maximising academic achievement and personal growth.

The Trent Academies Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment. This post may be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date:  12th February 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  w/c 12th February 2018

Only applications submitted using the applicant form will be accepted. No agencies 

About Rushcliffe Spencer Academy

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Rushcliffe Spencer Academy is a highly successful 11-18 comprehensive school located in West Bridgford, Nottingham. Recognised as ‘outstanding’ since 2014, inspectors concluded that “Students receive an excellent education, both academically and in their personal development, preparing them exceptionally well for the next stage of their education or for employment.”

For a number of years Rushcliffe has been one of the highest achieving schools in the region at GCSE and a high percentage of Rushcliffe Sixth Form students move on to study at the most prestigious universities.

In 2015 Rushcliffe were awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark. The only school in the East Midlands to be awarded such an honour in recognition of taking the school “beyond outstanding”

Everyone at Rushcliffe will be given the chance to shine brightly.  Every child, no matter what their ability, their background, their aspirations or the barriers that stand in their way, to be successful. 

We have high expectations of everyone in the school community. This leads to an environment where pupils work hard, show respect and courtesy and are expected to try their best in all that they do. We are a happy and harmonious community where children feel safe and talents are nurtured.

We have a committed and talented staff team. They work hard to support, nurture and challenge our pupils. We believe in investing to develop our staff so that they too are the best they can be. We work with other schools, with universities and with a number of other organisations to learn from the latest research and bring the very best practice to Rushcliffe. We are one of eight secondary schools in the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the close partnership working that comes from being part of a successful regional trust.

The Spencer Academies Trust aims to be an employer of choice within the East Midlands. We recognise that meeting our recruitment and retention targets depends on creating a leading support offer, which promotes staff wellbeing and allows colleagues to access opportunities including staff discount programmes.

Together, we deliver on the Spencer Academies Trust mission: to provide an outstanding quality of education and improve the life chances of children across the East Midlands.

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