At AITSL, we believe every Australian child deserves a quality
education. This relies on quality teaching and effective school
leadership. We drive effective and inspiring teaching and school
leadership, to improve student learning in the classroom.
Position Title Data Analyst - ATWD
Business Unit Evidence and Impact
Leader Title Principal, ATWD
Employment status Full time to 30 June 2022
Date 5 October 2021
About this role
The Data Analyst role sits within the Australian Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) team of the
Evidence and Impact area at AITSL and will provide data programming, data quality and integrity
analysis and statistical analysis, for the development of reports and publications for the Australian
Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) initiative. Your work will underpin data interpretation and knowledge
translation for the project.
The ATWD is a linkage project that has enabled a national de-identified teaching workforce database
for the analysis of supply trends and characteristics of the Australian teaching workforce. As the
ATWD is a new source of longitudinal national information it is expected that interest in the outputs
and analysis will be high. Consequently, the data analyst must be curious, motivated by and have
expertise in obtaining robust insights from data, skilled in report writing and data visualisation, and
have honed stakeholder and time management skills.
What you will be doing
Using the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare’s secure data environment, you will
- analyse the unit record data to provide in depth insight into workforce trends
and supply pipeline using univariate, multivariate and time series statistical
methodologies as appropriate for both the nature of the data available and
the policy questions.
- conduct cohort and times series analysis on longitudinal and time series data
As the data analyst, you will
- provide expert advice on data quality and perform data transformations to
ensure the viability of the ATWD to address policy questions.
- scope data proposals and requests in consultation with the Senior Lead Data
Scientist and the Principal – ATWD providing insight into viability and
resources required to undertake the request and prioritising workflow