Exams, Data and SIMS Officer Lavington School, Devizes, Wiltshire

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within this successful and oversubscribed school for an Exams, Data and SIMS Officer. We are looking for a talented individual who will manage and ensure the smooth running of both internal and external examinations in line with JCQ regulations. You will operate information management systems relating to examinations and assessment and maintain relevant data with precision, care and confidentiality. You will be proficient in the use of a variety of IT systems and packages to assist in the production of reports and schedules, and you will have exceptional organisational and time management skills.

You should be adaptable, a team player and be able to work under pressure, prioritising and managing expectations and have good interpersonal skills. Flexibility is important as longer hours will be required in the examination months of May and June.

Experience in school examinations system is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above
Educated to Level 3 or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Experience of further relevant study in a related area is desirable.

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of a track record of working with young people in a school environment.
Experience of working on several different projects/areas at the
same time.
Experience of working with data bases and bespoke software.
Knowledge and understanding of the principles of Data protection legislation.
Excellent Interpersonal, planning and ICT skills.
The ability to work effectively and sensitively with a range of
groups and individuals whilst pursuing agreed aims.
High degree of skill in communications, verbal and written.
Ability to use ICT including Microsoft packages and database
Ability to work in a team, together with the initiative to work on
your own with complex tasks.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
Ability to create, concisely and accurately draft document/reports.
Ability to use relevant SIMS modules, such as Assessment Manager to generate marksheets, reports and exam entries.

About Lavington School

The Spring, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 4EB
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