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Academic Data Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Introduction

We have an exciting new opportunity within our IT Systems department for an Academic Data Analyst. The position will be responsible for providing technical support to the Director of Studies. The Director of Studies is responsible for the operational element of the academic life of the school, including (but not limited to) the timetable and subject choices, internal exams, reporting, parent meetings, the management of academic data and the analysis of that data.

The purpose of the role will be to: analyse and present data relating to operational elements of Eton College to appropriate audiences, in an appropriate way; work closely with the IT Systems team to ensure continuity of data between the systems employed by Eton College to provide the operational elements of the academic life of the school and work as part of the IT Department to provide support as appropriate.

Main Duties

  • To understand and be able to manage & develop the academic timetable software, alongside the Director of Studies;
  • To manage boys’ changes of subject and division within the timetabling software, liaising with Heads of Departments and House Masters;
  • To understand and be able to manage and develop the reporting software, alongside the Director of Studies and IT, and conduct any statistical analysis of reporting as required;
  • To help with the technical side of the smooth running of Internal exams (Trials and Mocks) including the processing of results;
  • To help with the technical side of the smooth running of parents meetings, including the timetabling of meetings and any virtual aspects required;
  • Assist with the management and presentation of academic data;
  • Statistical analysis of the academic data to assist in the furthering of the school’s academic strategy;
  • Any other reasonable request of the post holder’s line manager
  • Where required, undertake regulated activity, such as unsupervised contact with children, ensuring that safeguarding procedures are followed and providing safe and effective care at all times;
  • Good understanding and effective implementation of Child Protection procedures;
  • Commitment and promotion of equality, diversity & inclusion;
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including by not limited to, completing safeguarding training as required, and ensuring any safeguarding updates issued by the College are read and understood;
  • Understand and comply with procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, the incumbent should have:

  • Previous experience within an analytical role, with large volumes of data across multiple systems
  • Experience of analysing statistical data
  • Ability to produce reports and present data in a relevant style for key stakeholders
  • Adept at learning software systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • A logical thinker, adept at statistical analysis
  • Open-minded and willing to learn from others
  • Able to develop good working relationships with a number of different stakeholders
  • Experience of change control and business process protocols, ensuring continuity of change management.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work autonomously on day-to-day enquiries
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Experience of Microsoft PowerBI would be a distinct advantage


Eton College offers a wide range of benefits, including; an 11% employer contribution to your pension (with 4.9% employee contribution), Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, free eyecare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised lunches during term time, free access to the College’s sport and leisure facilities and discount at local retailers and businesses.

About the College

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are dedicated to creating and sustaining an environment that values individuality and difference and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils by fostering perseverance, tolerance and integrity. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

If you have any queries about the application process or any problem with submitting your application online, the Recruitment Team will be happy to help. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made or facilities provided to enable you to apply online, please do not hesitate to contact us on recruitment@etoncollege.org.uk so we can make adjustments accordingly. 



Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form.  Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with any guidance and/or Code of Practice published by the DBS. The College is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered as “spent” under the Act) must be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. It is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children to attempt to apply for a position at the College.

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