We are looking for a passionate digital practitioner who can design and develop our data management systems and learning technology to provide education and business insight for the Trust.
GLF Schools prides itself on offering flexible working arrangements, and we are open to discussions regarding this role for the right candidate.
We see the use of data at the heart of our business: delivering outstanding results and using data as a platform to level the playing field for all of our functions, while informing decision making at all management levels.
Ideally, you will combine a technical competence for handling large sets of data with an authentic interest in how we can use performance data to transform education.
You will commence using existing data management systems and create new ones where needed to collect and report performance data. Implementing new automations where possible to ensure maximise impact for the lowest workload demands on staff.
The Trust currently uses SIMS as a central MIS with reporting built in google sheets. This element of the role will be essential for providing the Executive Team, Trustees and the wider Trust Team with performance metrics.
What we are looking for
Someone who has;
- The ability to juggle priorities within a diverse portfolio of work
- Experience in interpreting and analysing data for stakeholders
- Experience in the use of a variety of ICT packages
- Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with a variety of stakeholders
- Enthusiasm and commitment to working as part of a team.
Thrive in a Career at GLF
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our
schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes: Continuous Professional Development
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued worker scheme
All associate staff at GLF Schools are enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme, a defined benefit pension scheme.
Hours - 36 hours a week, over 39 weeks a year (term time only)
Salary - GLF Specialist - £28,000 FTE
Pro-Rata Salary - £24,088
Start Date - As soon as available
Closing date - 5th December 2021
Interview dates - TBC
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.