This job expired on 5 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Contract type
£24000 - 27000 pro rata

Job summary

Matthew Arnold School and the Acer Trust have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and people focused HR Officer to join our team. This is a great developmental opportunity for an HR professional with good basic experience, who is looking to learn and take the next step into a varied and rewarding HR generalist role.
The HR Officer will work closely with the Trust HR Manager and The School Business Manager to deliver the school’s people strategy and fulfill our vision to work together to create great places to learn and work. You will be involved in all aspects of HR for the school, including recruitment, employee relations, wellness, performance development and administration; there will also be opportunities to undertake trust-wide HR development projects, working alongside colleagues from the six other schools in the Trust.
We are looking for someone with a strong base knowledge of HR and a passion for supporting excellent education. You will be quick and willing to learn, with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as great attention to detail.
This is a permanent, full time, term time plus (40 weeks per year) role based at Matthew Arnold School, with occasional travel to our other schools in Oxfordshire. 
There is the option to undertake this role as an apprenticeship, to gain a qualification recognised by the CIPD. Please let us know on application if this is of interest

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1298 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
Contact phone number
01865 862232

About Matthew Arnold School

Matthew Arnold is a popular and successful school on the edge of Oxford with an excellent local reputation. We are focussed on improving outcomes for every student and are committed to staff development to support this. The school is part of the Acer Trust family of schools so there is opportunity to share expertise and experiences and enjoy professional development with more than one school. Our induction programmes give strong support to NQTs. We offer defined-benefit public sector pension schemes (Teachers Pension, Local Government Pension Scheme), a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, good bus links, car and cycle parking.

Arranging a visit to Matthew Arnold School

Please contact or 01865 862232 and ask for Liz Bickley

School location

Arnolds Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 9JE

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