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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible (subject to pre-employment checks)

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    21 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076.00 - £33,945.00 Annually (FTE) Scale SO1

HR Officer job summary

Anglian Learning is a high-performing multi-academy trust responsible for 16 schools in West Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, and Essex, educating over 8,000 pupils and employing more than 1000 staff. Our vision is for dynamic, empowered learners who thrive and lead in their communities: locally, nationally, and globally. Our schools are at the heart of their communities and as well as providing a broad, rich, and vibrant curriculum to pupils they also provide sporting, community education and other facilities and opportunities to their local community. We are committed to making Anglian Learning a place where everyone feels valued and has equal access to the opportunities our Trust offers. We are always open to discussing flexible working opportunities or making reasonable adjustments to ensure you thrive in your role.


Join Anglian Learning, a dynamic and forward-thinking multi-academy trust, in a pivotal role as HR Officer. With the opportunity to work alongside a solution and people-focused HR Team, we are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated HR Officer to join us.

Reporting to one of our HR Business Partners and working with a HR Team comprised of knowledgeable professionals who are passionate about HR and school improvement, you will gain exposure and hands on experience to support your development and skills. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact, where your ideas and contributions will be valued as we work collaboratively to find pragmatic solutions to various HR challenges.

In summary, the HR Officer’s role is to:

  • As a key member of the Central HR Team, identify and deliver the people strategy in line with School/Area business plans and wider Trust strategic objectives.
  • To be the HR first point of contact for your schools including managing recruitment, HR queries, processes and procedures and some case work.
  • Support schools with HR projects and change programmes which support the Trust’s people vision and strategy.
  • Manage and co-ordinate all generalist HR matters ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements and the Trust’s HR systems and operations.
  • Gather and utilise HR management information (MI) to assess trends and enable effective performance measurement and targeting of resources.

To be successful in the role you need to be pragmatic, adaptable and able to come up with creative solutions in situations where policies and processes may not apply or currently exist. We are looking for someone that is keen make their mark and offer a professional HR service to two of Anglian Learning’s secondary schools (Joyce Frankland Academy Newport and Bassingbourn Village College) along with contributing to Trust-wide projects.

Now is truly an exciting time to join the Central HR Team as it builds on its new business partnering model. If you are looking for a role that combines passion, growth and the opportunity to make a difference, then we want to hear from you.

We believe in investing in our employees’ development and are happy to support the successful candidate by providing opportunities for upskilling and funding relevant qualifications via resources available to the Trust.

Join us and unlock your potential as we invest in your success and empower you to excel in your HR career.

Employee Benefits

Anglian Learning offers the following benefits to staff:

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme (CARE)
  • Free membership to all Anglian Leisure’s Sports Centres - Bassingbourn, Bottisham, Sawston, Joyce Frankland, Linton and Netherhall
  • 20% Discount on Adult Education Classes run by Anglian Learning School’s
  • Employee Assistance Programme via Health Assured
  • Cycle To Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Discounted Eye Care Vouchers
  • Free Annual Flu Jab Vouchers


If you would like to arrange a visit or discuss the role further, please contact Catherine Upton, HR Business Partner, on cupton@anglianlearning.org.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application process via My New term, by pressing the Apply Button and a cover letter through the Supporting Statement, this must include any previous skills and experience you have with had relating to the role and how your practice aligns to our values. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

If for any reason you cannot apply via My New Term and need to apply via an alternative accessible format, please do contacts us to arrange at cupton@anglianlearning.org.

Closing Date: 12th May 2024 (please note we reserve the right to close the advert early without prior notice)

Interview date: May 2024 - exact dates TBC

Start date: As soon as possible (subject to pre-employment checks)

Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and those in regulated activity will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. A Certificate of Good Conduct and other applicable checks may be requested.

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came into effect on 1 January 2021, Anglian Learning will offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points-based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical’. Do contact us to discuss further at hr@anglianlearning.org.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Our policies for Ex-Offenders, GDPR, Safeguarding and Recruitment can be found on our website: www.anglianlearning.org

We value diversity and welcome applications from all, including those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. Flexible working will be considered for all roles deemed suitable.

Please note the photo(s) of pupils attached to this notice were used under the legal ground of consent, for the purpose of preparing publications that promote the school

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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