Data Assistant, Witham

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Maltings AcademyWitham

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,007 - £18,319 pro rata, £15,111 - £16,277 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent


£17,007 - £18,319 pro rata, £15,111 - £16,277 actual salary

37 hours per week, 41 working weeks  (term time + 5 non student days + 2 weeks)  

Maltings Academy, part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), is graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. It has a state of the art building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff.

Reporting to the Data Manager, you will deliver an accurate and timely data service, supporting the academy’s use of data to raise standards.

You will have:

  • Experience of working in an administration role including inputting data, maintaining accurate records, producing reports
  • Knowledge of data protection
  • Advanced IT skills including Excel (or Google Sheets) and databases
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills with minimum GCSE English & Maths Level 4 or equivalent.  
  • Experience of managing multiple tasks and conflicting priorities to deadlines
  • Great communication and people skills

This role is based at Maltings Academy but also requires some work at our sister academy, New Rickstones Academy, also in Witham. 

The days of work - start/finish times are flexible. Part time hours may also be considered for the right candidate. 

You are encouraged to contact Jez Griffin, Data Manager,  for an informal discussion about the role and/or to arrange a visit to the academy (  / 01376 512 912).

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.  Academy staff also receive discounted membership at Witham Leisure Centre.

This position is required to commence as soon as possible.  Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date:  Sunday 23 September 2018

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.   To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

Candidates are advised to carefully consider  the Supporting Statement section of the application form, explaining clearly how they meet the requirements of the person specification.  You must provide professional references with business contact information covering your last two employers.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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More about Maltings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376 512911