Teaching Jobs - SIMS Coordinator

Job Description:

To have overall responsibility for the SIMS System at an International School, managing all data entered on to the system and meeting all reporting requirements in line with guidelines set out by the School Policies and Ministry of Education.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead role in the development, maintenance and management of SIMS
  • Input of data using SIMS packages to assist with the fully integrated student database
  • Ensure maintenance of the school SIMS system, set up staff accounts, access rights, attending training courses and training staff internally
  • Responsible for ensuring that system backups are run
  • Responsible for the upgrading of the system and issue notification to staff of changes in the modules from each upgrade
  • Awareness of external SIMS training and matching this to internal need
  • Prepare and deliver SIMS training in house to appropriate cohorts of staff
  • Supervision of data input to ensure accuracy
  • Setting up of new systems to meet the needs of the Senior Leadership Team, Heads of School Year and Coordinators, Year Leaders
  • Producing a bank of reports for all to use
  • Reporting on all data held within SIMS
  • Reporting and solving SIMs software problems – liaising with vendor when necessary
  • Keep accurate records of all groups in SIMS
  • Co-ordinate with SENCO to ensure all SEN information is accurate and up to date
  • Maintain accurate and up to date personal staff information in SIMs and report on this where necessary
  • To create the timetable structure on the SIMS for whole Academy
  • To input timetable and lesson data and ensure that the correct and up to date timetable information is available for staff use
  • To input student timetable data and be responsible for ensuring that individual or group timetable changes are put accurately on SIMS
  • Liaise with the Head of School and Principal for the timetable
  • Prepare Sims for the coming academic year and perform student curriculum assignment in SIMS
  • Liaise with Head of School and Principal to produce timetables for the next academic year
  • Setting up of SIMS Assessment Manager and transferring all school data from Microsoft Excel
  • Input data accurately and efficiently using SIMS Assessment Manager
  • Determine the need for and arrange provision, analysis and evaluation of data and detailed reports /information
  • Provide detailed analysis and evaluation of data/and produce detailed reports/information as required
  • Write, design and produce reports illustrating trends in school data
  • Demonstrated expertise with various computer information and data management systems (i.e.
    Microsoft Excel) as well as experience with SIMS
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse
    audiences, to develop support for initiatives among stakeholders, and to motivate and work
    cooperatively with others
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including an ability to innovate ways of communicating complex
    information
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of a variety of IT applications
  • Ability to focus on detail and accuracy when compiling reports;
  • Excellent organizational, time management and planning skills including the ability to be flexible in
    order to achieve targets
  • Ability to produce written reports and presentations suitable for a variety of audiences;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to form good working relationships with colleagues and external clients
  • Ability to handle unforeseen challenges and multiple priorities of an organization committed to
    continuous improvement
  • Proactive problem solver who demonstrates initiative and passion for work
  • Strong work ethic, including a demonstrated ability to set and meet high goals as well as ability to
    establish timelines and consistently meet deadlines
  • Establish, maintain and develop efficient and effective school data processes and systems.
  • Running each academic and pastoral reporting session – from setting up a mechanism for data
    collection, through to printing and distributing the reports to go home and associated analysis

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from a recognized University
  • Culturally sensitive, dependable, flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience (some in an International School Environment preferred)
  • Recent extensive experience in the School Data System (SIMS)
  • Must have excellent English Communications skills
  • Demonstrate expertise with various computer information and data management systems (i.e.
  • Microsoft Excel) as well as experience with SIMS
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse
    audiences, to develop support for initiatives among stakeholders, and to motivate and work
    cooperatively with others
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including an ability to innovate ways of communicating complex
    information
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of a variety of IT applications
  • Ability to focus on detail and accuracy when compiling reports;
  • Excellent organizational, time management and planning skills including the ability to be flexible in
    order to achieve targets;
  • Ability to produce written reports suitable for a variety of audiences;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to form good working relationships with colleagues and external clients.
  • Ability to handle unforeseen challenges and multiple priorities of an organization committed to
    continuous improvement
  • Proactive problem solver who demonstrates initiative and passion for work
  • Strong work ethic, including a demonstrated ability to set and meet high goals as well as ability to
    establish timelines and consistently meet deadlines
  • Establish, maintain and develop efficient and effective school data processes and systems.
  • Running each academic and pastoral reporting session – from setting up a mechanism for data
    collection, through to printing and distributing the reports to go home and associated analysis.

Monthly Salary Range:

Competitive TAX FREE Salary range depending on qualifications and experience

Housing:

Furnished 1 to 2 bedroom apartment depending on family size

Health Insurance Coverage:

Medical insurance for employee and one dependent (spouse or child)

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual air tickets are covered for employee and one nominated dependent (can either be spouse or child)

Leave:

In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per academic calendar and as per country Labour law. Minimum 30 work days per year

Dependant School Fees:

100% discount on 1 child tuition fee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Fees will be paid for employees only. Employee is responsible for fees for dependents

End Of Service Benefit:

Gratuity of 21 days of basic salary for each year worked, as per Labor law

Contract Period:

1 - 2 year contract - renewable

Location:

Doha - Qatar

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

As soon as possible or January 2021

 
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