Human Resources Officer
- Reference: RG423
- Salary: £25,233.00 per annum
- Type: Permanent, full-time
We are supporting our client a Secondary School Academy with the recruitment of an experienced HR Officer. Ideally, you will have experience within the education sector and able to commit to the role on a full time (term time only) basis.
Key HR Priorities
To be fully engaged in ensuring the academy health and safety and other related policies are fully
Maintain all personnel details on Bromcom and in files for all staff
To ensure that all staff are fully aware of HR procedures and key HR policies
As directed by the Principal, to manage the recruitment process for new staff, this includes advertising
for staff, processing job applications, requesting references and arranging interviews
To manage appointments process, this includes initiating DBS, List 99, Medical and reference checks.
Completing documentation for contracts and back details for payroll and HR. Sending out offer letters
and chasing any outstanding documentation.
To issue staff contracts and ensure all contractual paperwork is signed, eg. responsible users, reading of
To maintain accurate and up to date staff sickness records and prepare report to Principal as required.
Monitor attendance and punctuality of all support staff, following up causes for concern as detailed in
Ensure there is a calendar of leave for the year and that all requests for leave comply with Academy
policies and procedures for support staff;
To minute meetings accurately as required.
To organise confidential staff files and maintain them in an orderly manner.
To direct staff to the correct source of information regarding any of the Academy or Federation policies.
To liaise with Federation HR as necessary to ensure that all policies and procedures are executed
accurately and efficiently
To liaise with EPM as necessary regarding contracts/ salary / staff queries regarding HR issues
To carry our any HR tasks as directed by the Principal, this to include, referrals to occupational health,
organising interviews with the Principal, liaising with staff representatives as required;
To work closely with Business Manager to produce salary assessments etc;
To direct staff to the correct source of information regarding pensions, salaries, maternity, grievance,
To deal with all matters relating to day to day staff welfare and personnel functions;
To maintain job descriptions and person specifications for all academy appointments;
Maintaining and regular updating of staff contact details and vehicle information;
To update staff lists, extension numbers and structure charts as necessary.
Maintenance of Key Databases: SCR and Performance Management
Responsible for accuracy of the Academy’s single central record;
To administer the Academy Appraisal System for support staff to ensure that appraisal of staff is
properly completed and documented in accordance with the annual cycle of deadline dates;
To oversee the accuracy of data entered into Bromcom following up with appropriate action where
To undertake such other duties as may be required, commensurate with the level of responsibility of the
To engage actively in the performance review process, addressing appraisal targets set in conjunction
with the line manager each autumn term
To participate in training and other professional development learning activities as required.
To promote equal opportunities and celebrate diversity in all aspects of the academy.
To play a full part in the life of the academy community, to support its distinctive aim and ethos and to
encourage staff and students to follow this example.
To support and attend academy events such as Open Evening.
To promote actively the academy’s corporate policies.
To adhere to the academy’s Dress Code.
To comply with the academy’s Health and Safety policy and undertake risk assessments as appropriate.
To be familiar with and promote safeguarding requirements, demonstrating adherence to the DfE
Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education and the academy’s Safeguarding/Child Protection policies.
To be aware of and comply with all academy and policies and procedures, in particular those
relating to conduct, child protection (as above), health, safety and security, confidentiality and data
protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.