Data Systems Manager, Southampton

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King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience, not less than £35,000 + competitive benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Data Systems Manager at King Edward VI School and Stroud School. You will be responsible for leading, operating, maintaining and developing the schools’ Management Information Systems which include iSAMS, KETA (the school transport system) and My School Portal, ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation. You will work with the Assistant Head (Digital Strategy), SLT and IT team to set the strategic direction and improve the efficiency and integration of systems to support staff across both schools. 

This is a varied role supported by two part-time Data Officers, which includes the management of the academic rollover and timetabling, technical support for reports and assessments, providing custom reports, and providing training to staff. The school is currently considering appointing an in-house Data Protection Officer and for the right candidate this may form part of this role.

You will have extensive experience of iSAMS or a similar MIS and advanced Excel skills. You will have experience of generating and analysing reports using MIS, Excel and ideally SQL. Experience of working in a school environment would be a distinct advantage. We are looking for an organised individual with excellent attention to detail. You will have experience of prioritising your workload in a busy environment. You will be a confident communicator, have the ability to establish strong relationships and be adept at adjusting to changing priorities.

King Edward’s offers a range of benefits including private medical insurance, health plan, contributory pension scheme, 31 days’ annual leave rising to 36 days with service, gym, and a reduction in school fees.

Further details and application forms are available from our website:  

Alternatively, contact Roz Read, HR Assistant at or 02380 704561. CVs are not an acceptable alternative to the school application form.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 14 October 2019. 

Interview date: w/c 14 October 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

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