Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library
The service focuses many of its programmes and activities on the hardest to reach communities within Essex and learners have access to a diverse range of non-accredited courses which encourage creativity, healthy lifestyles, social inclusion and engagement.
With knowledge and understanding of data requirements in Education and Ofsted inspections, the Data Officer will provide MIS learner performance data and management reports to contribute to the business needs, to help inform local planning decision making. You will contribute to the continuing development and maintenance of an MI system to support business direction, aligned to funding requirements.
Working collaboratively with the Research, Insight and Innovation Lead and Centre Officers, you will support analysis of key learner data, projects and initiatives, as well as supporting the presentation of data analysis that enables the academic services team to plan cost effective programmes, provide trend data relating to retention, achievement, success, progression and destination and inform areas requiring improvement to ensure customers achieve their aspirations
You will be keen to contribute to the delivery of training and development for TERMS/MIS to ACL staff as necessary, as well as facilitate the use of TERMS/PICS and other software applications by learner service staff to ensure that records are up to date and accurate.
Ultimately, you will be responsible for meeting the requirements of funders, prime contractors and regulatory bodies, including Ofsted Inspection, particularly with respect to learner audit data and evidence, and you will be able to deliver against the annual schedule for service data returns, ensuring compliance with the ESFA and other funding data returns timetable and the publication and use of performance data.
With experience of service delivery within information management and systems, you will be able to evidence your ability to accurately input data and provide management information. Alongside this, you will bring with you your knowledge and understanding of data requirements for education environments e.g. ESFA, Ofsted. Experience with at least one of the following systems is essential: TERMS, PICS, ProAchieve and advanced Excel skills.
Above all, you will have good communication skills, both verbal and written with the desire to develop your skills throughout the role.
Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.
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