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Hiring A Trust HR Administrator

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Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (initially until 30th June 2023) subject to review and maybe extended

Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (term time plus training days)

Working Pattern: Monday to Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm

Location: Peterborough

Salary: Pathway 2 Point 4-8, £18,336.63 – £19,710.814 per annum (FTE £21,189 – £22,777 per annum)

Start: January 2023

Please note – the Trust may decide to interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.

Our client is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands. They strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be.

Their moral purpose is defined through their commitment to see every member of the learning community achieve their full potential. As a Trust, however, they recognise the importance and individuality of the local context of each of their schools and encourage diversity of practice whilst retaining a collective sense of unity in their purpose.

The Role

The Trust are looking to recruit a motivated, self-driven and enthusiastic HR Administrator to support the HR Team to deliver an effective and efficient service across their Multi-Academy Trust.

They are seeking someone who is able to work both autonomously as well as part of a team, has excellent communication skills, the ability to effectively time manage and prioritise multiple tasks. The successful candidate should be proactive, IT literate and have the ability to undertake various administrative duties whilst maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and integrity.

Whilst HR experience is preferable, the role may be suited to an experienced administrator who has the flair and ability to quickly assimilate new information and who takes a pro-active approach to their learning.

As well as being the first point of contact for the academies, the key responsibility will be to coordinate the recruitment process which includes advertising, arranging interviews, onboarding new employees, completing pre-employment checks and preparing contractual documentation.

Other HR responsibilities include maintaining and updating personnel data, supporting with monthly payroll processes, preparing contractual documentation, support with HR reporting and monitoring and actioning incoming correspondence to the HR Team.

You will be required to work to a high level of accuracy and have excellent attention to detail as well as being able to use your initiative. You will have the ability to build effective and professional relationships with key members of staff and external stakeholders.

The role will be developmental in its nature and is an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and gain experiences within a fast paced and growing organisation.

To be successful:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience using Microsoft packages
  • The ability to build relationships
  • The ability to work independently as well as within a small team environment

The Trust offers:

  • Excellent salary package
  • Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment
  • Opportunity for progression across The Trust
  • Use of Trust facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • An engaging, creative and welcoming environment for staff
  • An inclusive and collaborative approach
  • A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the Trust
  • An actively supportive Trust leadership

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this Multi-Academy Trust, then please click apply to be redirected to their website where you can complete your application.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Apply Here.