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Education Performance Analyst
  • Employer: Brighter Futures for Children
  • Reference: BFC0443
  • Published: Thu 22/09/2022, 16:32 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,514 - £32,798 per year
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, Berkshire

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Education Performance Analyst

Brighter Futures for Children - Performance and Data Intelligence - Education Performance Analyst

12 month FTC

Brighter Futures for Children is an independent, not-for-profit-company, wholly owned by Reading Borough Council. Our responsibility is to deliver quality children's services, early help, education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services to children and families in Reading.


As the Performance Analyst you would be working as part of a small team dealing primarily with Children’s Education Data. The role is responsible for the collection, collation, analysis and interpretation of a wide range of data on children and families with a focus on education data.  This will involve the collation and analysis of large datasets, reporting on that information within Children’s Services and the provision of data submissions to government departments.


The successful candidate will have a high level of expertise with information technology, a good understanding of data management and statistical analysis methods, together with a meticulous approach to work. The ability to work to deadlines and prioritize tasks is essential.


  • Promote the accurate, timely collection and use of performance
  • Lead on the completion of statutory data submissions to The Department of Education to agreed timeframes, ensuring that the LA meets its statutory obligations.
  • To collate and validate, via data integrity checks and audits, information from a variety of ICT and manual
  • To prepare, analysis and present performance management information/reports in charts and tables so that it can be easily understood by non-specialist audiences as
  • To assist in the production of specific information for a particular area or client group and work on specific projects in liaison with other sections of the company as


The performance analyst is required to have:

  • Excellent Excel knowledge
  • Experience of Power BI, SQL or other business intelligence tools
  • Demonstrable standard of numeracy to the level of completing accurate and appropriate arithmetic and statistical
  • Good communication skills
  • Familiarity with Special Education Needs and Disabilities is desirable.


What we offer our workers:

  • We offer a supportive framework to develop your career
  • You’ll work in a friendly and collaborative environment where we are committed to delivering positive outcomes.


Our package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted childcare
  • On-site outstanding nursery


We offer a range of extras:

  • Ability to work remotely
  • Local discounts
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • Staff Club and social events.



For further information, please contact Michael Steen phone 0118 9372207


Any questions regarding application please contact,




Closing Date: 7th October

Interviews: week commencing 10th October (Microsoft Teams)