Sep 30, 2023

School Performance Data Analyst (TenSquare)

  • TenSquare
  • Hybrid (Washington D.C., DC, USA)
Full-time Consulting Data Evaluation and Analysis Strategy and Planning Education

Job Description

TenSquare is a national school support organization that works alongside schools and staff to make lasting and measurable change. Team members bring academic, operational and management expertise from top tier schools and networks from around the country. TenSquare works in partnership with schools and school systems to help them grow and thrive in an increasingly complex educational environment. Specifically, we:

  • Provide strategic and focused coaching for teachers, school instructional coaches, leaders and school boards;
  • Develop and help implement high-impact instructional coaching strategies and professional development to increase student achievement, remedying pandemic learning gaps;
  • Conduct in-depth performance reviews and create data-driven action plans and operational road maps for change;
  • Provide performance data analysis and compliance support;
  • Facilitate long-term capacity building, accreditation, charter renewals, strategic planning, and turnaround initiatives;
  • Facilitate charter school financing, site selection and comprehensive facility projects;
  • Recruit high performing teachers and leaders for PK-12 and Adult Ed schools.

TenSquare’s strategic, hands-on engagements have led to significant gains in student achievement and organizational performance. For additional information about TenSquare visit

TenSquare seeks a part or full-time School Performance Data Analyst to perform data and compliance work with partner schools and to coach school data teams and staff in person at partner schools in Washington, DC, beginning Fall 2023. This position will also be responsible for supporting and providing technical assistance with school, state, and authorizer data systems, and lead quality assurance for all high-stakes and accountability school data submissions, validations, and certifications. There are also opportunities for this position to participate in bespoke analyses, data visualizations, and monitoring tools in service of supporting schools to monitor progress toward their goals. Knowledge of PowerSchool and Excel is required for this position, and familiarity with DC accountability systems is preferred. This position includes weekly on-site and remote work.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Support partner schools with data and compliance projects and systems, including:
    • Support schools in meeting all state and authorizer data and compliance submissions, validations, and certifications timely and accurately;
    • Provide technical expertise, and direct service on school, state, and authorizer information systems and education technology platforms, such as Clever, Schoology, and InfoSnap.
    • Advise and support schools’ student information systems processes, including but not limited to: scheduling, rostering, enrollments, report cards and transcripts, attendance, discipline, user management, customizations, and troubleshooting.
    • Support school staff in successfully completing key state and authorizer data and compliance projects, including but not limited to: annual Enrollment Audit, OSSE Data Validations, OSSE Metric Calculation Confirmation, PCSB accountability framework data submissions and measure calculation validation.
  • Manage partner school high-stakes data quality assurance:
    • Support schools in compiling accurate data submissions;
    • Assess the accuracy of schools’ high-stakes and accountability datasets through audits and data reconciliation checks prior to submission for completeness and correctness;
    • Assess the accuracy of schools’ high-stakes rates and calculations performed by the state and authorizer through audits and data reconciliation checks to ensure alignment with business rules and authoritative school data;
    • To the extent possible, proactively calculate all high stakes and accountability calculations to support schools' understanding of their anticipated outcomes on these measures.
  • Coach school data teams with varying levels of experience:
    • Support school data staff’s understanding of state and authorizer high stakes measures and accountability frameworks;
    • Train and support school data teams on all state and authorizer data systems, data flows, and data processes, and provide recommendations on issue identification and resolution.
  • Support TenSquare Data team’s portfolio of analyses, data visualizations, and custom tools:
    • Respond to data requests from internal and school-based stakeholders to develop and complete insightful analyses;
    • Conduct analyses and create analysis reports and presentations;
    • Support ongoing development of student achievement systems and tools aligned to partner schools’ performance management;
    • Support ongoing development of authoritative datasets and data resources for internal and partner school stakeholders;
    • Support performance audits and evaluations.

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required; 
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and Google Sheets is required;
  • Demonstrated experience working with PowerSchool or other similar student information systems;
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience in data compliance/quality assurance and analysis; experience in the K-12 educational field is strongly preferred.

Skills and Characteristics

  • Demonstrates a firm commitment to educational equity for all students;
  • Possess an unwavering commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion, with an ability to model and foster an inclusive and respectful workplace;
  • Strong data skills and experience; including data cleaning, analysis, quality assurance, visualization, reporting, and the ability to understand and implement externally created metric calculations and business rules with exemplary attention to detail;
  • Comfort coaching a variety of data and compliance stakeholders, especially those with whom there is not a direct supervisory relationship;
  • Is detail-oriented, able to multi-task and effective at planning and organizing;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Displays excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in communicating complex data and analyses to non-data stakeholders;
  • Possesses a high degree of personal integrity, demonstrated leadership abilities, and a history of working cooperatively with key stakeholders;
  • Is proactive and solution-oriented;
  • Is able to both work independently and confidently, and as an excellent team player;
  • Citizenship, residency or work Visa in the United States required.

To apply for the position, please complete an application here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Absolutely no phone calls.

In accordance with Mayor's Order 2021-109, TenSquare, LLC requires all staff to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or obtain an approval for exemption due to medical or religious reasons.

TenSquare provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, TenSquare complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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