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  • Posted: Feb 24, 2020
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  • Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should ...
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    Data Analyst (2 years experience)

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Data Analyst based in Kenya supporting our schools in Kenya and South Africa. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    About The Role

    • Design processes and systems for gathering (e.g. dashboards), analysing and reporting student academic performance data across all grades, schools, functions and regions.
    • Analyse and produce in-depth analysis of student academic data (including NWEA MAP data) and then report on these insights to the Academic Leadership Team in actionable ways that will allow them to adjust existing methodologies or develop new ones.
    • Coordinate the distribution of bi-yearly student culture surveys which assesses student happiness.
    • Work alongside the Academic Support Associate to coordinate technology needs and manage project planning for testing sessions (MAP, surveys etc).
    • In partnership with the Global Systems & Analytics Associate Manager provide training and support in the form of PDs (professional development) for Teachers, School Leaders and Central team teammates in understanding and being able to action the insights developed through your analyses.
    • Build and maintain strong information databases, systems and analytic tools (e.g. Business intelligence tools) across various organizational functions.
    • Create high quality professional and easily digestible reports and be able to tailor these to a specific audience.
    • Develop a system to clean student academic data for downstream analyses.
    • Build in best practice for various analytics, making sure to maintain data integrity, security (by tracking access privileges) and quality.
    • Update various management tracking dashboards on a monthly basis as needed.
    • Support in the maintenance, validation and cleaning of the data housed within our student information system (SIS—EdAdmin).

    About You

    • Bachelor's degree or Diploma in an analytical (science, business, mathematics or statistics) field required.
    • At least 2 years experience in a fast-paced, data/systems analytics role or in business intelligence reporting.
    • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills both in one-on-one settings and digitally.
    • You are able to build strong relationships with those who you provide data pieces to.
    • You strive for excellence in yourself and in others, and hold high expectations for all people.
    • You are detail-oriented, goal-focused and a team player who is excited about organisational culture and is committed to deepening culture within the team.
    • High analytical ability, able to review / assess / make recommendations as a result of analysis.
    • You are flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances, evolving requests and are naturally someone who is a strong problem-solver.
    • You have a growth mindset and are eager to always be learning.
    • You deal well with ambiguity, holding a Solutions First (one of Nova Pioneer's culture principles!) mindset when coming across something you don't immediately understand.
    • You are highly proficient in microsoft excel/google sheets (required) and may have some prior statistical coding experience in e.g., R or Python (advantageous).

    How To Apply

    Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then apply here now!

    To apply, please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

    Please note: You are encouraged to attach your resume in PDF format to protect formatting.

    The Process Is As Follows

    There are a series of stages in the Nova Pioneer interview process and candidates will be moved forward in the process depending on their success in the previous stage.

    • Phone interview: a short conversation to understand your skills and experience a little better.
    • Practical demonstration of what you can do: you will complete a written task or a demonstration related to the role you are applying for. Teachers participate in a half-day selection day at one of our campuses as well as deliver a lesson to a class.
    • In-person interviews: at this point you will visit one of our schools to meet the team and participate in a series of in-person interviews.
    • Final interview: you'll have a final conversation with the hiring manager before decisions are made.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nova Pioneer on novaacademies.applytojob.com to apply
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