38 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Part time, term time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,649.00 - £18,133.00 Annually (Actual)

HR Assistant job summary

Chiltern Wood School is a Special School currently supporting over 200 students ranging from ages 3 to 19 years. We are currently based on two sites (Cressex / Downley) and are expanding to a third site in September 2024 – Studley Green.

As part of the expansion of our school and increased workload, we are actively recruiting an HR Assistant who will be responsible for the administrative responsibility of the Human Resource Function which includes recruitment, employee life-cycle, workforce planning, maintenance of single central record, training and development and attendance and performance monitoring.

The successful candidate will work closely with the HR Manager to provide best practice HR support to all employees, covering all general aspects of employee relations. In addition, the HR Assistant will provide support to the HR Manager through a range of administration and tasks, with the opportunity to support with more complex meetings, including minute taking

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in an administrative role – preferably Human Resources, experience of working within a school, whilst desirable, is not essential. We are aiming to recruit and appoint after the May half term to allow ample time for a full handover in preparation of the opening of the new site and to ensure the HR Assistant is sufficiently trained prior to the start of the new academic year. As the role support HR for all 3 sites, the successful candidate may be required to work at any of the 3 sites –as agreed with the HR Manager. On that basis the successful candidate would need to have a full UK driving licence and transportation to travel between sites as necessary.

We are looking for someone that is able to work Monday – Friday (25 hours per week) – we can be flexible with times to suit the candidates needs.

This role will work collaboratively with the HR Manger and wider Admin function as well as site staff therefore it is imperative that the successful candidate has strong communication and interpersonal skills, to ensure that they are able to work effectively with all key stakeholders.

Chiltern Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory, Enhanced DBS, qualifications and reference checks.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications

Closing Date: 10th July 2024

For full details, virtual tours and an application form please visit www.chilternwood.bucks.sch.uk

Applications to: HR@chilternwood.bucks.sch.uk

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)
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 Chiltern Wood School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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