Technical Officer

School Improvement
1900003S Requisition #
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| Starting Salary £23866 per annum | Permanent Full Time, 37 hours per week I


School Improvement Service would like to appoint a Key Schools Project Officers to join an established team of enthusiastic colleagues. The role will include collecting, analysing and reporting on attainment information of Lancashire's schools and pupils, developing bespoke data reports for schools, setting up and processing new and existing datasets, ensuring accuracy of datasets and supporting schools in understanding the data reports. It also involves supporting schools in the use of online systems developed by the team. This post requires excellent ICT skills, interpersonal skills, project management and organisation skills.

Successful candidates must be able to set up complex database queries using multiple tables, manipulate large datasets and implement checking procedures for ensure accuracy of large datasets, and have the ability to explain complex process to a range of audiences.

For an informal discussion contact Elaine Heaton on 01772 531662

Interviews will be held on 25 February 2019. Please note it will not be possible to rearrange the interview date or time allocated.


Key Accountabilities

  • To make a major contribution to the analysis of statistical information in relation to the current and future performance of Lancashire’s pupils/schools, and to its presentation, distribution and dissemination.

  • Work within the Key Schools Project Team to ensure that statutory responsibilities in respect of the collection, transfer and reporting of information are met.

  • To work with other teams in the recording, storage and access to data used by School Improvement.

  • To contribute to the analysis and transfer of statistical information in relation to the performance of pupils between primary and secondary schools.

  • To work under the direction of the KSP Manager to implement and maintain efficient and effective systems for the analysis, presentation and distribution of data collected by School Improvement.

  • To implement the structures and processes which ensure that information is provided in an accurate, pro-active, efficient, appropriate and timely manner.

  • To implement quality control systems and application of common standards to ensure that data is stored in an accessible, consistent, manageable, transferable, usable, and accurately way.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.


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