Job Title

Data and Assessment Assistant


Grade 4

Contract Type

Permanent, 35 hours per week,term time plus 2 weeks (40 Weeks)


Prospere Learning Trust - you will be based at Piper Hill High School but will be required to

work at any of the schools within the Trust

Reporting to

Data Manager

Start Date

As soon as possible


This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Data Team for the Special Schools within the Prospere Learning Trust and work with teaching and support teams throughout the year to improve the collection, accuracy and use of assessments and other data. 

Apart from other colleagues in the school the main contacts of the job are: The head teachers, senior leadership teams, teaching and support staff, pupils and parents.  This post will require you to work at any of the schools within the Trust. 


About you

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the Data Manager and Senior Leadership Teams in the effective and timely collection and dissemination of student assessment data
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the ethos of Piper Hill School and its values and aims
  • Promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and flexibility


We offer

  • A commitment to your own professional development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence
  • Excellent career average pension scheme (Greater Manchester Pension Fund – see for more information)


Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.  Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school.

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing 7th October 2019.  The selection process will consist of a skills test and panel interview.


Further details are available from the school’s website 

Completed application forms should be sent to [email protected]  








About us

Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 6 schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 3 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.


Piper Hill High School

Piper Hill High School is an Outstanding school that is ambitious for every one of our learners within the school community. We are a larger than average size special school that caters for students aged 11 – 19 with significant learning difficulties. Our primary aim is to engage pupils in learning through outstanding teaching. We aim to provide the very best education for our students and to ensure they have the very best outcomes and make the best rates of progress they possibly can.  

Pioneer House High School

Pioneer House High School is an Outstanding school with a unique focus in preparing pupils from aged 11-19yrs to become independent and productive young adults. Pupils have the capacity to become independent travellers during their time at Pioneer House and will have the potential to progress on to supported or independent employment/internships/apprenticeships or college.

Grange Special School:

Grange school is a good school rapidly improving for pupils aged 4 - 19 years who have autism and complex learning difficulties. Grange school is a rapidly improving school which benefits from a purpose built building with excellent facilities and a committed staff team.  As the students move through the Key Stages we place a focus on developing independence and life skills through simulated and real life experiences.



All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.


Prospere Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.




Data and Assessment Officer

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