Senior Information Officer - SIMS

Solihull Council House
£28,221 to £35,229
31 Aug 2018
18 Sep 2018
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37 Hours per Week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced information officer to join our Education Information Management Services team.

Your primary role will be to support schools in the use of Capita, Microsoft Office and other applications. You will work on the helpdesk which operates from 8am until 5pm Monday to Thursday and until 4.30pm on a Friday, you will need to be able to work during those times.

In addition, you will support the Education and Skills directorate in the collection, validation and analysis of statutory and non statutory returns. Providing high quality and accurate analysis of educational data, with which schools and officers can make evidence-based decisions that will inform school improvement.

You will be able to demonstrate through extended experience, the necessary knowledge to carry out the full range of duties and/or have a degree. You will also have:

• Significant experience and knowledge of using Management Information Systems (MIS), either within an educational setting or support team environment.

• Experience of delivering support to individuals and groups in a variety of formats.

• Experience of using Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level (level 2) or experience at an equivalent level

• Great interpersonal and communication skills, to build relationships with a wide range of people.

In return, we offer the opportunity to work in a highly motivated and supportive team where your contribution will really be valued.

We also offer:

• Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements

• The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year

• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service

Job share working arrangements may be available.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kate Sirrett on 0121 704 8332 or email

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
JDPS SIO SIMS (Assessment) (20.08.18).docx

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