SIMS & School Data Manager

  • Location
    Blaydon-On-Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Category
    Data & Analytics - Data Analyst
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 32000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Job Title: SIMS & School Data Manager

Office Angels is recruiting for a SIMS & School Data Manager to join our client, a prestigious educational institution based in South Tyneside. This institution prioritises the safety and well-being of students and is committed to continuous improvement in teaching and learning. Join us in shaping the future leaders of tomorrow!

Previous experience of working in a Data Management, Data Administration, SIMS Administration, or School Data role is highly beneficial!

Benefits & Perks:

  • Salary: Circa £30K, negotiable based on experience

  • Location: South Tyneside

  • Hours: 8 AM - 4 PM, Monday - Thursday and 8AM - 3:30PM Friday, 30 minute lunch break, 37 hours per week.

  • Contract Length: Immediate start until Summer half-term minimum, with potential for extension or to be made permanent

  • Free On-Site Parking


SIMS Management:

  • Lead the development, maintenance, and management of record/information systems.

  • Input data using SIMS packages to maintain a fully integrated student database.

  • Oversee the school MIS system, set up staff accounts, manage access rights, attend training, and train staff internally.

  • Create and maintain a bank of reports for staff use.

  • Manage reporting on all data held within SIMS.

  • Coordinate with the school's ICT managed service to ensure SIMS data accuracy.

  • Maintain accurate records of free school meals data within SIMS.

  • Collaborate with the Head Teacher's PA/Office Manager and SENCO to ensure up-to-date SEN and IEP information.

  • Work with SLT to create class lists and prepare SIMS for the coming academic year.

  • Produce timetables for the next academic year in collaboration with SLT.

  • Support and liaise with the Attendance Officer.

School Data Management:

  • Set up SIMS Assessment Manager and transfer all school data from Microsoft Excel.

  • Accurately input data using SIMS Assessment Manager.

  • Update student targets and assessment information three times per year.

  • Produce data reports for parents on individual student progress.

  • Analyse examination results and provide insights.

  • Recommend improvements for data collection and analysis methods.

  • Manage complex administrative procedures and support other staff and the Governing Body as needed.


  • Establish and maintain the school reporting system.

  • Contribute to discussions about the reporting cycle and its development.

  • Work with the Head Teacher's PA/Office Manager to delegate tasks related to the reporting system.

Essential Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Strong experience in data management and administration, preferably in an educational setting.

  • Proficiency in SIMS (School Information Management System) and NOVA-T.

  • Knowledge of school timetable systems.

  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.

Desirable Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Experience in providing SIMS training to staff.

  • Familiarity with DCSF (Department for Children, Schools and Families) statutory returns.

  • Experience in producing detailed data reports and analysis.


  • SIMS (School Information Management System)

  • NOVA-T

  • Microsoft Excel

How to Apply:

We are eager to hear from enthusiastic individuals ready to make a positive impact on students' lives. To apply, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and why you are a suitable candidate for the SIMS & School Data Manager role. Note: Due to the high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know, and we will support you. We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Office Angels Benefits:

  • Weekly pay

  • Up to 28 days annual leave

  • Dedicated consultant support

  • First access to permanent positions

  • Free eye-care vouchers

  • Temp of the Month awards

  • Mobile timesheet submission

  • Access to exclusive discount schemes

  • Access to well-being platforms

  • Free online LinkedIn Learning courses

  • Opportunity for professional growth and development

  • Supportive and inclusive working environment

  • Work-life balance initiatives

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lori Holtham