MIS Administrator

  • Evolvence Knowledge Investments
  • Dubai, UAE

MIS Administrator

Job advert

About the Position

The position is new to the Group, supporting all schools within the EKI Group (Repton Dubai, Foremarke Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi) with all aspects of MIS, specifically relating to the schools use of Education Management Systems - in our case Engage.


Job Purpose:

The job is primarily responsible for managing these systems and any change requirements, with a key role in training staff to use the group’s existing and new MIS and supporting with the requirements gathering and development of the same.  The individual will ensure the regular consistency and completeness of data and performance management information to enable effective strategic and operational decision-making. 


Main MIS Responsibilities:

Manage Curriculum for Group Schools

  1. Creating subjects and classes for each year group
  2. Allocation of staff
  3. Adding lessons onto timetable software (timetable will be provided by academic staff)
  4. Allocating students to classes

Academic Reports for Group Schools

  1. Manage the set up for each reporting period for EKI schools
  2. Monitor the completion of reports by academic staff and feedback to SMT
  3. Oversee printing of reports for whole school
  4. Liaising with academic staff on report layouts
  5. Liaise with engage UK on report design as necessary
  6. Generate the tracking analysis report for HODs, HSMs & SMT for each report
  7. Manage Parent Portal Access
  8. Train key academic staff on assessments 


Analysis Reports for Group Schools

  1. Liaise with software developer on the creation of new reports requested by academic staff
  2. Produce/run reports as requested by academic staff for analysis purposes e.g. attendance reports, academic tracking


Pupil Tracking for Group Schools

  1. Set up class sheets for pupil tracking
  2. Monitor the completion of data entry by academic staff
  3. Produce analysis reports of this data for SMT


Pupil/Parent Portals for Group Schools

  1. Develop the pupil and parent portals
  2. Update the portals to ensure high quality of information


Extra Curricular Activities (ECA)

  1. Train staff of managing and creating ECA options
  2. Create ECA classes and add to timetable on Engage
  3. Allocate staff, students and rooms to each ECA
  4. Liaise with ECA coordinators as necessary
  5. Update as required/each term



  1. Manage changes to class lists
  2. Oversee the accuracy of the data on the system,
  3. Monitor the completion of registers on the system and update academic staff
  4. Create timetables for new pupils with information provided by academic managers
  5. Print pupil timetables at the start of each term
  6. Training – attend training with Engage and deliver training to staff as required
  7. Gather users’ feedback:
    1. Track defects and monitor their swift correction without any regression on other features, collaborating with developer
    2. Confirm need for change requests and identify ways, with other Dubai schools, software provider and / or developer, to provide these, track them and ensure successful delivery without any regression on other features




Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Essential - Degree/Diploma/Other qualification in IT skills
  • Essential - Knowledge of a school MIS such as SIMS, Engage or iSAMS and TimeTabler
  • 2-5 years’ experience in IT
  • Proactive team worker who can work with accuracy under pressure and deliver exceptional service levels to stakeholders across all Group Schools
  • Knowledge in AX and SQL is a plus