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Director of Assessment and Data Systems

Job Title: Director of Assessment and Data Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, Surrey, S. E. England, England
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: DADS16.09.19_1568632833
Contact Name: Richard Brittain
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Director of Assessment and Data Systems

Grade 10 (Outer London) + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

Term-time only + fifteen additional days (including the two examination results weeks in August

Uniform Education are proud to be working alongside a Harris Academy in South London that are recruiting for a Director of Assessment and Data Systems. This position is to start as soon as a suitable applicant becomes available and on a permanent basis. Please review the below job description and if interested in applying submit your CV or email for more details.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Data and Assessment Systems Management

Provide vision and strategic direction of using data effectively, reliably and to improve the operating performance of the academy

Design and implement new operating, collection and design systems for data including tracking/options

Design and maintain templates for all live data in the Academy that enable staff to identify key trends and gaps

To lead and manage on all aspects of the Bromcom information system ensuring that all data input and output is safe and secure

Lead on ensuring that all data systems including Bromcom are effectively managed where information can be generated efficiently and effectively, including staff access and permissions

To ensure that targets are generated and input into the database in line with the agreed target setting model

Lead on the generation of assessment and data management reports as required during the academic year in line with the assessment, recording and reporting calendar

To undertake the daily administration and arrangements for cover

To line manage the examinations officer, ensuring they fulfil all aspects of their job description

To be innovative and solution focused, for example in using MIS/software systems to create bespoke solutions/reports as required

To prepare an analysis of examination/assessment data as required for example, mock examination and internal assessments for all year groups, highlighting potential concerns

To lead on the completion of the academy timetable, ensuring its integration into Bromcom and updates during the school year as required

To lead on providing the senior leader overseeing the curriculum with options information at key stage 4, for example ensuring options are processed, analysed and managed effectively, including using Excel as required

To liaise with Federation staff, including the sixth form for example, in relation to the sixth form timetable and other data requirements

To lead on the process of setting up class lists, subject codes and class groups

To lead on ensuring all class groups are populated into Bromcom and working effectively

To lead on notifying senior leaders when registers are not being taken by class teachers/tutors

To support the Business Manager in ensuring compliance with GDPR regulations across the academy

To be the lead for any additional information systems used by the academy for example Showmyhomework/4matrix

To download relevant student level information from external sources such as the DFE and upload information as required

To prepare assessment reports for specific groups of students such as those benefiting from the pupil premium and the most able

To lead on generating information on attendance and behaviour as required

To coordinate accurate learning aims for students in the 6th form

Lead other staff to ensure timely and accurate completion of the termly census and workforce census

To be the data and assessment systems expert and train staff as required in their effective and efficient use of the MIS system/other software

To lead on creating and generating reports to parents as required for example progress, medical information

To support the library manager in the use of the library MIS and the reading scheme at key stage 3 in generating and reporting on reading across the academy

To share skills and experience as required with other Harris academies

To be present for the two-week period covering sixth form/GCSE results, liasing with senior leaders and Federation staff as required

To lead on ensuring examinations results are analysed and that information is ready to be provided to the Federation as required

Other Duties

Under the direction of the Academy Leadership Group, undertake such other tasks that may be required to further the efficient running of the Academy, commensurate with the level of the post holder;

To participate in academy trips/visits when requested;

To be responsible for own professional development, identifying training needs and requesting courses as appropriate.

Academy Ethos

To engage actively in the performance review process, addressing appraisal targets set by the line manager each autumn term.

To promote equal opportunities and celebrate diversity in all aspects of the academy.

To play a full part in the life of the Academy community, to support its distinctive aim and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.

To promote actively the Academy's corporate policies.

To comply with the Academy's Health and Safety policy and undertake risk assessments as appropriate.

To show a record of excellent attendance and punctuality.

To adhere to the Academy's Dress Code.