Hillcrest International Schools iSams/Data Manager Jobs in Kenya

Hillcrest International Schools iSams/Data Manager Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of Job

  • To lead and manage the School Information Management System (iSams) to include assessment, recording and reporting systems, course manager, curriculum areas, the school census for Gems Dubai head office and the workforce census

  • To provide appropriate technical support to staff in using the software and interpreting information

  • To maintain and develop student record-keeping systems and provide relevant and accurate information for staff use

  • To work with the Deputy head (curriculum)/Deputy Head Prep in the maintenance of the school timetable

  • To provide appropriate and timely data for Heads of Faculty, Governors, head office Dubai, and the Senior Management Team

  • To manage all school data transfer to relevant organizations eg other schools.

  • To support the school leadership in ensuring we remain GDPR compliant

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the setup organization and administration of CAT4 testing as new students are admitted to the school.

  • Progress tests in Prep

  • Ensuring student reporting systems are updated and reports are produced to a high standard

  • Manipulating and presenting data which is required by the school’s Management Team e.g. student lists, tracking systems, exam and report residuals, target grades, attendance data

  • Production of Student Targets for pupils in Years 2-11 using CAT4 and progress test Data
    Production of KS5 Targets using the CAT4 and the ALPS system

  • Manage data transfer for pupil admissions e.g. CTFs

  • Maintaining and updating student and staff timetables within the timetabling module
    Updating and maintaining room timetables
    Supporting the GCSE and Sixth Form Options Process including manipulating the data from the School Website and data input and the generation of groups in ISAMS.

  • Presenting data for the Governing Body as required

  • To be available for A’ level and IGCSE results days (and the days after) to process results

  • Support the Exams Officer in the production of results broadsheets and results statements for IGCSE and A’ level results days

  • Analyze CE data for Year 8 and prepare result statements

  • Provide iSams support for staff.

  • To manage and maintain the Tapestry Online

  • Learning Journal application.

  • To track academic progress throughout the year.

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

  • Knowledge of and regular use of databases and spreadsheets, including Excel

  • Ability to create and manipulate spreadsheet formulae

  • Ability to prepare and present student information and reports

  • Experience of data entry within a database.

  • Self-confidence and ability to rise to a challenge

  • Team player

  • Able to take initiative

  • Ability to prioritize and work to deadlines

  • Energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to make decisions independently

    Desirable

  • Experience of using and manipulation of a database such as ISAMS

  • Knowledge of school administration systems
    especially options and baseline testing.

  • Confident in the use of Excel

  • A formal qualification in a mathematical or computing subject

  • Knowledge and experience of the CAT4 and ALPS system for KS5

  • Experience of working in a school context

    General

  • This job description only contains the main accountabilities relating to this post and does not describe in detail all duties required to carry them out.

  • The post holder is required to carry out such duties as are required and as are commensurate with the grade of the post and as requested by the Deputy Headteacher (Academic) and the Headteacher.

  • The postholder will at times have access to information of a confidential nature and it is essential that the successful applicant is aware of the need for discretion as well as the requirements of GDPR.

  • The postholder will be expected to undertake any appropriate training to assist them in carrying out any of the above duties.

  • The postholder will need to be flexible with regard to working hours at certain ‘pinch points’ during the year on the understanding that time can be taken off in lieu of any overtime as discussed and agreed with the line manager.

    Special Conditions

  • Hillcrest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • To apply, send a cover letter detailing relevant experience and teaching philosophy, a detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees, copies of academic and professional certificates and TSC certificate to recruitment@hillcrest.ac.ke no later than 17 February 2020.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Hillcrest International Schools iSams/Data Manager Jobs in Kenya

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