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Data Manager

Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyWiltshire

37 hours a week over five days • Term time + four weeks 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative Data Manager To ensure all aspects of the Academy's Assessment, Recording, Reporting and student tracking systems are administrated in a way that meets the aims and objectives of the Academy. To provide a high-quality data collection, processing and reporting system that adapts to and underpin the academy's agenda for change and raising attainment. Be responsible for the day to day operation of the Academy’s information management system, ensuring all data, assessment information is up to date across the academy


Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is part of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust, based in Swindon. It is oversubscribed and incredibly proud 11-18 school with 1,781 students on roll including 365 students in our popular and successful Sixth Form.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to developing ‘A growth mindset’ and we would welcome an application from fellow professionals who share that mind-set.


  • The chance to work in an outstanding school, in December 2010 the school was awarded "Outstanding" in every area.
  • A great placed accessible school, situated in a pleasant location.
  • To work with a dedicated team of professionals who are keen to learn and develop.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Fantastic benefit scheme with discounts on food and clothes retailers, to holiday and cinema, online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh.


  • Responsible to manage the data required by the school for external and internal use. 
  • To support student’s learning through the review, production and analysis of assessment data, in conjunction with the Exams Officer.
  • Provide pupil/assessment and progress reports on a regular basis.
  • Support the transition of new students to the school through the securing and inputting of personal and academic information. 
  • Be first point of contact for teacher attainment input queries, data collection and associated record keeping. 
  • Maintain school MIS modules to ensure accurate information, relating to personal, academic and other relevant aspects, is held on each student.
  • Provide statutory data for the trust and external bodies including the DFE and LA, ensuring it is accurate and submitted on time.
  • Responsible for the Pupil Student Census. Ensure preparation for the CENSUS is completed in a timely manner. Liaise with staff members on requirements of each CENSUS. Generate and produce the appropriate summary reports to be checked and approved by the Headteacher. Upload the completed CENSUS information as required. 
  • Ensure that data is input into SIMS accurately and promptly.
  • Overall responsibility to maintain accurate assessment and reporting data within the school’s MIS database to ensure student data is accurate and fulfils the schools safeguarding responsibilities.

 The right candidate will have: 

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Excellent personal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and persuade.
  • Ability to plan and manage own workload.
  • Excellent organisational skills Good IT skills, Must be able to use MS Excel, MS Word.
  • Professional Appearance. 

Please note CV’s are not accepted only completed application forms.

Closing date: Midnight, 12 December 2021

Interviews: w/c 13 December 2021

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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