Data Support Officer

Data Support Officer

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Published: December 21, 2022
Job Type
Up to £32,000


Excellent opportunity to join an independent school as their new Data Support Officer based in Essex. This role is perfect for someone with a background of working in an educational environment and who has exposure to SIMs or other MIS systems.  The salary for the successful candidate will be up to £32,000 with great benefits!

Role Overview 

Developing data and application systems and processes will be your responsibility. Providing support to the Data Manager with respect to the school's day-to-day operations, as well as coordinating efficient procedures with regard to the school's operations. 


  • The entry and cleansing of data within the School Management System (iSAMS).
  • Maintaining accuracy and timely data entry on the School Management Information System (iSAMS).
  • Contribute to the preparation and transfer of annual data between applications.
  • Supporting the Data Manager in the reporting and handling of data.
  • Provide access to third-party applications in consultation with the Data Manager and school policies.
  • Providing assistance with queries and concerns raised by staff, parents, and students.
  • Providing mobile device assistance when necessary to pupils. 
  • Create support videos and documents for colleagues and assist them with training. 


  • Expertise with School Management Information Systems, specifically iSAMS and SIMS. 
  • Experience working in a school environment.
  • The ability to apply GDPR principles in a school setting.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, namely Excel or Google Sheets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Person Specification: 

  • Confident
  • Work well independently and as part of a team. 
  • Strong initiative 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility 
  • Willing to adapt and learn new skills

Want to know more? 

As a specialist IT recruitment agency at GreatFind Recruitment, we genuinely care about our candidates and clients. We strive to provide a personalised and consultative service, and we would be more than happy to chat with you about this role in more detail.

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