Data & SIMS Manager, Brighton

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Varndean SchoolBrighton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Salary £26,470 to £30,756, pro rata – actual starting salary £22,398 to £26,024
Contract term: Permanent

Data & SIMS Manager

Salary Grade SO1/S01 Points 29-34

Salary £26,470 to £30,756, pro rata – actual starting salary £22,398 to £26,024

Hours: 37 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)

Varndean School’s vision for World Class students means we have a continuing focus on progress and attainment, which brings with it a hunger for data and a need for sophisticated data management. Our Data & SIMS Manager will be a pivotal figure in all of this, providing accurate data and up-to-the minute interpretation of student information. They will also ensure our MIS systems are fully optimised to best support our staff, students and families. Good data is the foundation for target-setting and an indicator for interventions to increase attainment. The person in charge of this powerful tool - the Data & SIMS Manager - has to be able to manipulate and disseminate data effectively to the whole school community.

If you are interested in taking on this pivotal role, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email: 

The closing date is 7am on Monday, July 2nd and interviews are currently scheduled for later that week. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of the closing date, should an exceptional candidate apply. 

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. 

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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More about Varndean School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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