Data and Timetable Manager, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring soon

DLD College LondonWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Data and Timetable Manager

Required from May 2019

The Principal invites applications from qualified and experienced professionals for the position of Data and Timetable Manager. DLD College London is an independent co-educational College situated in the heart of London overlooking Westminster and the river Thames. The college is one of only a few boarding schools in Central London with boarding on site, and we have around 500 students from 52 different countries, of which some 250 are boarders. This is a vibrant and diverse environment, offering ample opportunity for professional development and growth.

About the Alpha Plus Group 

DLD was founded in 1931 and is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools and colleges. DLD College aims to maintain a 'gold standard' of educational quality. Classes are small, enabling students and teachers to focus upon the most effective ways of learning. The College offers exceptional teaching accommodation and resources. 

A Centre of Excellence

We have a fantastic track record of supporting students to achieve the A-Level, BTECs (Level 3 & 4) and GCSE results they need, enabling them to move onto university courses of their choice. We also offer a successful International Foundation Programme together with Pre-sessional Programmes. 

Purpose of the post

To manage the College’s MIS systems ensuring efficiency and that data in all systems is accurate and up-to-date. To maintain the current timetable including class lists and producing the whole school timetable

Personal Specification & Skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous extensive knowledge and use of SIMS
  • Essential modules
  • Core Suite
  • Assessment & Reporting
  • Curriculum Management
  • Nova T6
  • Desirable modules
  • Registrations and Admissions
  • Examinations
  • InTouch
  • Teacher App
  • Activities
  • A knowledge of eReg, Inepro, EntrySign, Canvas and VisiOnline is desirable


  • Excellent communication skills
  • To possess excellent organisational skills; manage time efficiently and a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Energy, stamina and a sense of humour
  • Confidence in manipulating figures and other data
  • Be able to work as member of a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to be calm at times of pressure and patient when dealing with staff and students
  • Previous experience of working with / managing a database
  • Proven experience with Microsoft SQL
  • Experience of resolving application and database issues
  • Able to deliver good quality training and support to staff
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently with staff and to communicate complex ideas to non IT professionals with clarity
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Advanced expertise in Excel
  • Expertise in the implementation of Canvas
  • Ability to work with complex data and produce detailed reports and analysis
  • Committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students

Hours of work: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd April 2019

Interviews: w/c Monday 29th April 2019

DLD College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. DLD College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK. 

Job location

More about DLD College London
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: 199 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7FX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 935 8411
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Davies Laing and Dick, commonly known as DLD, was founded in 1931 to provide tutoring for Oxbridge and Colonial Service entrance exams. After the Second World War the college specialised in A and O Level teaching. Over a twenty-year period there has ...