Data and Exams Officer Lodge Park Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job description

About the role

To be responsible for the efficient and effective running of all internal and external examinations within the academy, including liaising with staff, pupils, invigilators and examination boards.
Disseminate examination information to staff, pupils and parents/carers, including exam and invigilation timetables, guidelines and querying results.
Complete examination entries and securely store and send completed examination papers to external examination boards ensuring all deadlines are met.
Liaise with examination boards to ensure the accurate administration of all examinations, including ensuring compliance with examination board rules, coursework requirements.
Organise the academy’s external invigilators, including training and ensuring up-to-date information is provided to them.
Responsible for the preparation of examinations, including room set up, attendance registers, securely storing and checking papers, providing and checking seating plans and stationery.
Make arrangements for the specific needs of individuals (e.g. SEN), external entrants who are not academy pupils and for academy pupils to sit examinations elsewhere including applying for and monitoring access arrangements.
Manage the examinations budget
Supervise other staff involved in examinations
Create and generate interim reports on students’ progress and achievements
Responsible for the local management of the MIS System (Bromcom)
Input data, check information and run reports for Principals, Area Data Manager, Area Data Officer and Improvement Cluster Leads to help highlight trends, results, best practice and potential risks.
Responsible for ensuring that statutory returns are completed accurately and on time
Work with the Area Data Officer in the creation and implementation of the academy timetable
Support the Area Data Manager and Area Data Officer in liaisons with suppliers of analytical data systems to help develop appropriate systems
Provide training on the use of management information systems to other academy staff as needed
Produce lists, information and data as requested by senior staff or external agencies (e.g. standard/statutory returns) for the academy
Maintain manual and computerised records and data management information systems.
Deal with enquiries either by telephone or face-to-face from the academy.

Essential educational requirements

Knowledge and understanding of awarding organisations and the regulatory framework for administering examinations equivalent to national qualifications at level 4

Essential qualifications

No Specific Qualifications

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the management of a broad range of examination procedures and systems, awarding organisations, and invigilation procedures.

Knowledge and use of relevant data management information systems relevant to DfE, OFQUAL and OFSTED and performance measures.

Knowledge and understanding of Data Protection, Safeguarding and confidentiality issues.

Analytical skills for interpreting data and information.

Proven experience in the provision of information and communicating with academy staff, parents, carers, pupils and external examination boards on examination issues.

Establish and maintain effective and constructive relationships across the Area academies with Improvement Cluster Leads, Principals, staff members, pupils, parents and carers, communicating with them as appropriate to share information, and inform them of academy data collection through daily contacts and written communications.

Employee benefits

Local Government Pension Scheme

About Lodge Park Academy

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19. The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students. Our values and ethos Resilience, Respect, Tolerance We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities. Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy. We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community. Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH
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