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Data Officer

The Blue Coat CofE SchoolOldham

Grade 4, SCP 12 - 17, £22,183 - £24,491

36.66 hours per week / full year

This is a new role within a growing data team at the Blue Coat School, Oldham. The Data Officer will deliver outstanding data entry and analysis to the school, ensuring a high level of service that supports the Data Manager and the team in providing outstanding quality of information for the Headteacher and leadership team supporting our school priority, progress for all of our students. 

This is a data role which will suit candidates who are keen to develop and learn, with a positive and proactive approach to work. The school specific systems are likely to be something the successful candidate will need to learn, but already having strong numerical and technical skills and a high level of experience in Excel, this should not be a problem.

Applicants must be qualified to degree level or equivalent and be willing and able to complete sector specific training for the management systems the school uses.  Candidates must have excellent attention to detail, be critical and analytical thinkers with technical skills and importantly, a passion for interpreting data. 

The Data Team is growing. Blue Coat is part of the Cranmer Education Trust which is a small but growing Schools Trust. By 2022 we will have three secondary schools in our Trust and will be looking to develop our data systems so that they support our highly aspirational curricula and associated methods of assessment. This is an excellent time to join the team, as we develop structures and systems to enhance and support our growing Schools Trust. 

The Cranmer Education Trust consists of the Blue Coat School which is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ school, two primary schools – East Crompton Saint George’s and Mayfield Primary, both of which have been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted and the Manchester Nexus School Centered Initial Teacher Training school.  This is an exciting time for the Trust as Mayfield is growing from one form to two form entry, St Anne’s Academy in Middleton join us in March 2021 and we will be opening a new secondary school in Oldham in 2022 for 1,200 pupils.  Further information can be found on our careers website here 

You will be based at the prestigious Blue Coat School, but may from time to time be required to travel as necessary to provide support to our other schools which are all locally based.  

We offer:

• Opportunities for professional development in a growing Trust

• LGPS career average pension scheme including life insurance and dependent's pension 

• Generous holiday entitlement and sick pay scheme, increasing with length of service 

• A town centre location with motorway networks, buses and trams close by.


This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.


To apply for this vacancy click here  


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 2nd March at 9am

Interviews: TBC


The Cranmer Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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