18 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076.00 - £34,834.00 Annually (Actual) Up to September 2025. 37 Hours per week. AAT Grade 7, SCP 23-26

HR Academy Lead job summary

You will join our HR Operations Team within a very diverse and exciting role where you will be developed to undertake a variety of duties and be responsible for all HR matters within the school. This role also is perfect for someone with line management experience or with the right career skills and experience to step into the world of line management, as it is directly responsible for managing the administration and reception team.

You will work closely with the Principal and Senior Leadership Team ensuring full and comprehensive HR support. In addition, you will have full support from your designated HR Partner and will contribute to wider sector discussions through regular meetings with the entire HR Trust Team including the opportunity to be involved with various projects.

You must have a passion for HR and be self-motivated as well as possess, or be keen to develop, strong people skills and have the resilience to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. You must be confident to manage conflicting priorities with a professional approach in working with all stakeholders. You will lead the HR function within the school and must enjoy contributing to and working as part of a bigger team.

We endeavour to support your HR professionalism and would support you in undertaking appropriate CIPD training.

What we have to Offer:

  • A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
  • A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
  • All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
  • Strong potential for career progression.
  • A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
  • AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
  • A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.

Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lisa Bryant; HR Partner at Lisa.bryant@aat.education.


Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities


Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.


Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.


Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search


High Expectations lead to High Achievers

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Aldhelm's Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

A mixed comprehensive school with approximately 700 pupils on roll, in years 7 to 11.

Part of Ambitions Academies Trust and located in the beautiful county of Dorset.

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