Data Manager

Education Support Professionals Ltd
United Kingdom
Up to £60K +generous benefits
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Manager - The British International School, Riyadh up to 60k + generous benefits As retained recruitment partners ESP are seeking to appoint a Data Manager with the technical knowledge, educational experience and customer support skills to manage the data related services and lead a small team to drive innovative and efficient use of technology within the school. The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18. 50% of students are British but over 50 nationalities are represented within the student body. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The recent British School overseas inspection described the BIS curriculum as "outstanding" and states that "students demonstrate outstanding attitudes, behaviour and personal development. They take a pleasure in their own success and that of others". In a recent confidential survey staff overwhelmingly stated that they enjoy working at the school. We now seek to add to our team a well qualified Information systems manager / sims manager / data manager / Web services manager. The ideal candidate will: have excellent computing skills, able to easily manage and analyse data using MS Excel; have a depth of experience using and supporting Capita SIMS software; be skilled in, or willing to learn about, the construction and maintenance of school timetables; understand the purpose of a VLE (preferable FROG) and be able to guide and support staff in making the most of the software tools available; have experience of creating and implementing assessment tracking systems; possess ability to work under pressure and to respond to rapidly changing priorities and demands; be customer focused; show evidence of excellent leadership and project management skills; understand and appreciate the role of social media in marketing and public relations; have an abundance of good humour and initiative. have a teacher/teaching qualification (PGCE, NQT, QTS, B.Ed etc) The successful candidate will: manage the Helpdesk, MIS Website systems, supporting over 3000 users; embrace change and plan, deliver and review new innovative systems to improve efficiency; provide a regular schedule of training and develop resources to support staff learning; keep the schools leadership team informed of new uses of technology in education; be self-motivated and enjoy working flexibly in a busy environment To apply for this position please submit your cv to *************************** for initial review. The school are looking to hire someone by February next year although they reserve the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate applies. ESP are managing the recruitment process from the UK including initial pre-screen interviews and technical tests as appropriate. The package includes generous salary and overseas allowance for an initial 2 year contract, free education for up to 2 children, car loan, training, medical cover, transport, accommodation, insurance and assistance in many areas like visas etc
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