Senior Data Officer

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Blue Octopus
OL1 3SQ, Oldham, Greater Manchester
£25,419 to £28,226
19 Jul 2022
16 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


NJC Grade 5 SCP 18-23 £25,419 to £28,226

Full Time (36.66 hrs per week), Full Year

Under the umbrella of the Cranmer Education Trust, The Blue Coat School is seeking to appoint a Senior Data Officer to deliver outstanding data entry and analysis to the school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is experienced in management information systems, with the ability to learn school specific systems
  • is an advanced user in Excel
  • has excellent attention to detail, is a critical and analytical thinker with technical skills and, importantly, a passion for interpreting data
  • is keen to develop and learn
  • has a positive and proactive approach to work

This is a new role, reflecting the healthy growth of our school support staff function and the opening of Cranmer Education Trust’s new school, Brian Clarke CE Academy.The successful applicant will work within Blue Coat, supporting also the data function for Brian Clarke CE Academy and play a key part of a data network, including our sister secondary schools; it will be demanding, varied and extremely rewarding.

You do not necessarily need to have worked in education, what is more important is that you are an excellent data expert, with the right skillset who has the enthusiasm and commitment to be the best that you can be.

Working for The Blue Coat School means that you would be part of the Cranmer Education Trust, a successful, growing Trust which prides itself on looking after its people, offering a high level of support and access to expertise. This is an excellent time to join the team, as we develop collaborative structures and systems to enhance and support our growing family of schools.

Alongside Blue Coat, the Trust is made up of St Anne’s Academy in Middleton and two primary schools - East Crompton St George’s and Mayfield Primary - both of which have been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted. The Trust also incorporates a teacher training school and the East Manchester Teaching Hub; both of which support the training and development of new and existing teachers across the North West of England. We will also be opening a new secondary school in Oldham in 2022 for 1,200 pupils, The Brian Clarke CE Academy. For further details please visit

We offer:

  • Opportunities for professional development in a growing Trust
  • LGPS career average pension scheme including life insurance and dependent's pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement and sick pay scheme, increasing with length of service
  • Central Oldham location close to good transport networks

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Cranmer Education Trust follows safer recruitment practices. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

For further information please refer to:

The Cranmer Education Trust’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Trust Policies | Cranmer Education Trust

The Trust’s statement on the employment of ex-offenders, in the job details’ documents section.

The job description and person specification for further information regarding the safeguarding responsibilities of the role.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st August 2022 at 9am

Interviews: TBC – possibly during w/c 1st August

Start Date: As soon as possible