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  • Full Time
  • Bolton, UK
  • £27,466 - 30,608 per year £ / annum


Position: Data Manager in a Secondary School
Type: 37hrs per week – term time, plus 10 days (permanent)
Start Date: Immediate Start

This is an exciting opportunity for a Data Manager, who is detail driven and organised, to join our enthusiastic team as we aim to be outstanding in all we do.

Job Description

The Data Manager will play a crucial role in maintaining and managing the school’s data systems. This role is essential in ensuring that student information, academic records, and school performance data are accurately recorded, analysed, and reported. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data management, excellent IT skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with staff and stakeholders.

About the school

The school is one of the most improved schools in the country, with a rating of Good by OFSTED and are looking to become an Outstanding school. They focus on praise culture, routines and behaviour have created a positive environment where students can learn, and teachers can teach. They expect the very best from everyone every day and are focused on people

Key responsibilities

  • To identify and develop a range of data that can be used to monitor attainment, progress and behaviour throughout the school in order to raise standards.
  • To ensure the effective administration of student assessment data systems as per the assessment timetable, mock examination results and public examination results.
  • To plan, develop and manage the collection of data using a combination of software applications and school designed methods.
  • To develop and manage the school reporting system in conjunction with the appropriate senior leaders.
  • To organise all aspects of parent consultation meetings in conjunction with the appropriate SLT member
  • To be responsible for effective data analysis and the generation of reports for the Senior Leadership Team, Governing Committee and external agencies.
  • To ensure that all pupil information relating to prior attainment is regularly checked and any changes made.
  • To obtain prior attainment data for students joining the school mid-year.
  • To prepare data for statutory returns e.g. Census, DfE Checking Exercises.
  • To review design and implement the appropriate mark sheets for pupil tracking reports and regular reports for all year groups throughout the school.
  • To respond to the administration of new initiatives.
  • To undertake relevant professional development in order to successfully undertake the above duties.
  • To liaise with the SLT to produce statistical information concerning examinations, staff mark book entries and results as required.
  • To assist with the administration of the GCSE Options process.
  • Set up and maintenance of templates in Academy’s MIS for the collection of student data under the direction of the Assistant Principal.
  • Ensure assessment data for student Progress Reports is complete and accurate.
  • Assist with the production of student reports.
  • Assist with the target setting process.
  • Assist with the production of data for statistical returns to the Department for Education, the Local Authority and other external bodies as directed.


  • Proven experience in data management, preferably within an educational setting.
  • Proficiency in using Management Information Systems (e.g., SIMS, Arbor, etc.) and data analysis tools.
  • Strong IT skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other data visualization software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous experience in a school environment. (Desirable)

What Choice Teachers offer

  • Choice of Monthly pay to suit you, all done by our in house accounts team, meaning no extra charges are made through Umbrella companies.
  • Competitive pay rates – All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.
  • Well-established database of schools we have worked closely and built strong relationships with over several years, offering a diverse range of employment opportunities.
  • Day to day or Long term placements to suit your needs.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations) – we make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

Choice Teachers is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with schools that value their expertise. We are committed to supporting both teachers and schools in achieving excellence in education.

For more information about Choice Teachers and our services, please visit Choice Teachers | Educational Recruitment Agency.

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