The David Ross Education Trust have an opportunity to join our Exams and Data team at Malcolm Arnold Academy in Northampton. This could be the ideal next step in your career.
The post-holder will manage student data, organise internal and public examinations and deal with staff and students on a daily basis. As part of a team supporting all our schools, there are opportunities to further develop skills and knowledge in other aspects of reporting and data collection. Good personal organisation and communication skills are essential.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, 52 weeks a year – permanent role
Salary & Benefits
£21,300 per annum
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
Education & Qualifications
Knowledge and understanding of awarding organisations and the regulatory framework for administering examinations equivalent to national qualifications at level 4
Specialist Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of the management of a broad range of examination procedures and systems, awarding organisations, and invigilation procedures
Knowledge and use of relevant data management information systems relevant to DfE, OFQUAL and OFSTED and performance measures
Knowledge and understanding of Data Protection, Safeguarding and confidentiality issues
Analytical skills for interpreting data and information
Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Proven experience in the provision of information and communicating with academy staff, parents, carers, pupils and external examination boards on examination issues
Establish and maintain effective and constructive relationships across the Area academies with Improvement Cluster Leads, Principals, staff members, pupils, parents and carers, communicating with them as appropriate to share information, and inform them of academy data collection through daily contacts and written communications
Proven experience in an examination role with excellent communication skills at a range of levels. Competent and able to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and follow multi-step instructions
Proven experience in maintaining accurate records and the safe storage of confidential information
Standard keyboard skills
Proficient user of MS Office software and / or in-house software
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 24 November 2017.
Malcolm Arnold Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.