July 29, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
Oak Wood School is looking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Data Manager who will support the drive towards a data culture within the school.
NJC Point 24 (pro-rata) • £28,292.44 actual salary
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
August 22, 2022


36 hours per week, 39 weeks term-time plus ten days (including five days in August over the Examination Results Period)

Oak Wood School is looking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Data Manager who will support the drive towards a data culture within the school and co-ordinate and administer the efficient running of the school’s academic information management systems in order to support the school’s vision. You will be expected to lead and manage the efficiency, accuracy and effectiveness of the school’s data management system software within the school to facilitate the smooth functioning and accuracy of data leading to integrated management reporting across all related areas.

To be successful in this role you will be organised, confident, and have an ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. You will need to be able to deal sensitively with a range of staff, have acute attention to detail and be able to work showing initiative. You must have demonstrable experience in a busy administrative role and will already possess an understanding of data management.

The successful candidate will have a good level of education (to at least A Level standard) and proven experience of working in a busy environment. Previous experience of working in a school would be beneficial.

Oak Wood School was recently judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted (May 2022) and is truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community. The school’s Rewards and Sanctions policy is robust, and staff have welcomed the introduction of centralised sanctions and inclusive polices.

We believe our best resources are our staff. There is a popular and thriving programme of professional development in the department and across the school, at all levels, and colleagues have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally through our membership of both the PiXL club and the Harrow Collegiate Alliance (HCA). The school also offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme. Colleagues benefit from a commitment to staff well-being and are provided with several schemes to support them maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Situated on a large site close to Heathrow Airport and the centre of Hillingdon, Oak Wood School has much to offer:

  • A commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders.
  • Staff wellbeing programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus route 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • On-site catering facilities.

Please read the Data Manager information document for information about the role, Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please visit our website and complete our Support Staff application form, which is in two documents, and send via email to 

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

Further details are available from the vacancies page of our website.

Closing date: Monday 22 August 2022.

Interviews: Tuesday 6 September 2022.

Oak Wood School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Oak Wood School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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