The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding School Data Administrator as soon as possible to support the work of the Director of Operations in the maintenance of the School’s information and communications systems. The role will be known internally as Information Systems Administrator.
The School’s Information Systems architecture is a complex one, involving a combination of off-the-shelf packages and bespoke systems which have been developed in-house. Information is also delivered via the School’s website (www.sjcs.co.uk).
The position will suit candidates with strong IT skills and proven success in a similar information systems support or data administration role. It will be of particular interest to those who are able to demonstrate that they can learn new systems quickly, have a passion for maintaining the quality of data and can evidence an ability to learn and understand the structure of database systems.
The successful candidate is likely to offer: a further educational qualification in an appropriate discipline or comparable work experience; strong IT skills and a willingness to undertake further training as necessary.
Desirable attributes include experience in a similar Data and Application Support role; experience in administering website content management systems (HTML knowledge is not required); knowledge of SQL and experience in designing and building reports.
St John’s College School is an independent co-educational school with 470 children aged 4-13, which has long enjoyed a national reputation for the exceptional quality of education and care it provides. The School is located in leafy Grange Road, a short walk across the playing fields from the centre of town and the College, at the heart of which sits the Chapel, home to the internationally renowned College Chapel Choir.
The Information Systems Administrator works approximately 34 weeks per year (term time), plus an additional 8 weeks outside of term time, according to the needs of the School and as directed by the Director of Operations. The post is full time, 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday, though you may occasionally be required to work outside of these hours for example, to cover for absent colleagues (e.g. covering Reception until 6pm) or attend staff meetings or training after school.
Please note, there is no set closing date for this role and the advertisement will be withdrawn once an offer has been made. We reserve the right to close applications at any time without notice.
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St John’s College School is 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 past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.
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