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Data Manager and Exam Officer

Avanti Grange Secondary School
Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire
Contract Type
Full Time
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Start Date
31st August 2024
11th July 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
31st August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434284

Salary:  Grade 6, £28,565 - £30,390 per annum pro rata. 
Approximate pro rata £24,104 - £25,644 per annum (0.84383 FTE)

About us and the role

Join our team as a Data Manager and take charge of our school's timetabling, exam arrangements, and reporting systems. You'll curate and analyse data, ensuring our MIS is used with integrity and our information stays accurate and secure. Conduct research, write impactful reports, and oversee third-party reporting systems, empowering users to perform their own analysis.

Avanti Grange Secondary School opened in September 2022 on the site of our new primary school, Avanti Meadows, before moving to a new, permanent site in September 2023. The school opened with 4 forms of entry (120 Year 7 students only) in September 2022 rising to 6 form of entry (180 Year 7 students) from September 2023.One of the many things that makes Avanti Grange Secondary School distinctive is its values-based approach to education. We encourage students to value self, others and the environment and empower them to be effective learners as well as good and responsible citizens.

We will develop resilient, communicative, and organised young people, the leaders of the future with drive and initiative. We will seek to create an environment where we can all live and thrive together, where the conditions for growth are ideal.

Our students will be:

  • Courageous - with a strength to stand up for their beliefs and values
  • Curious - with a love for lifelong learning
  • Resilient - with no self-imposed limits

Avanti Grange Secondary School is part of Avanti Schools Trust, a successful and growing multi-academy trust (MAT) with a track record of delivering strong outcomes for children. The majority of our schools are significantly over-subscribed.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

School visits are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time.

What will you do?

  • Create and maintain school timetable, set/class lists, and staff deployment data.
  • Develop performance reports, school profiles and curriculum data analyses for SLT, ELT and external agencies.
  • Formulate strategies to close attainment gaps and reduce in-school variance between subjects.
  • Coordinate data collection for OFSTED inspections and ensure data accuracy, confidentiality and security.
  • Manage internal assessments, statutory returns and local authority data, using third-party tools for benchmarks and targets.
  • Oversee exam registration, budget, secure storage and ensure compliance with JCQ regulations, supporting learning support and Heads of Department.

Why should you apply?

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth and to make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment.

  • Great opportunities for professional development through the Avanti Institute and our family of schools
  • NEST pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts, Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Eligible for NUS Card and CSSC membership
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes (Weekend Retreats, Yoga Classes and Apps)
  • Cycle-to-work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes
  • Free staff lunch and on site parking

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrable experience of developing and maintaining administrative systems and procedures.
  • Significant experience of working in a similar role within an educational setting
  • Experience of supervising other administrative staff effectively including the allocation of work
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the responsibilities and essential criteria required for this role.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.


Safeguarding Statement:

Avanti Grange Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Avanti Grange Secondary School

Avanti Grange Secondary School

Part of Avanti Schools Trust

Avanti Schools Trust