This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced People/HR Administrator, who has a keen interest in people and recruitment, to join our regional People team.
We are looking to appoint a highly skilled and flexible part time People Administrator to work across Springfield Primary School (Sunbury), Hammond Junior School (Lightwater) and Lightwater Village School (Lightwater). There will be a need to spread your hours across these schools as needed.
Led by the Regional People Partner, the People/HR Administrator will work in collaboration with the school based teams and as part of the regional team to deliver an expert service to our schools.
The responsibilities include:
- People administration duties across a range of People activities including data management and reporting, compliance, and general people administration
- Recruitment and on-boarding administration, ensuring compliance with regulations and procedures, particularly regarding safer recruiting
- The maintenance of the Single Central Record, personnel files, and training records for your assigned schools
- Acting as a first point of contact for people related queries, ensuring high levels of confidentiality.
The successful candidate will ideally work 24 hours a week over 5 days (we would consider 4 days - please indicate on your personal statement your preference). As a flexible employer, we are happy to discuss flexible working patterns at interview.
What we are looking for
Our ideal applicant will have
- A good awareness and understanding of people administration, to ensure compliance with regulation and procedures
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal, including the ability to form rapport and build good working relationships with others
- Flexible approach and the ability to work on their own initiative
A relevant HR qualification equivalent to Level 3 (Foundation Certificate in People Practice) would be advantageous, as would experience of working within a school environment, but neither are essential.
Join the GLF Schools Community
As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 41 academies or in our central team.
- Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
- Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
- 41 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
- We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
- Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish
- Access to our highly competitive Local Government
- Flexible working options
- Generous holiday allowance
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Employee wellbeing initiatives
- Career pathways and talent management
- Access to a staff benefits portal
- Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.
Start Date: As soon as available
Salary: GLF Specialist £24,982 FTE
Pro Rata: £14,695.29
Hours of work: 24 hours a week over 5 days ideally, 40 weeks a year (Term time plus 1 week)
Closing date for applications: 17th December 2023
Interview date: TBC
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.