Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    27 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time 37 hours All Year Round (possibility for discussion around working hours/term time only+)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Starting Salary: £29,834.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

HR Officer

Starting Date: June 2024

Full Time 37 hours All Year Round (possibility for discussion around working hours/term time only+)

Starting Salary: £29,834.00

The role

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled HR Officer to join our team at Matrix Academy Trust. The main purpose of the role is to support the HR Director and provide all aspects of a comprehensive HR support service across the Trust.

Key responsibilities include managing sickness absence, ensuring that Trust Policies are being adhered to, assisting Central Team Managers with employee relations and collating and analysing data.

This role is based from Matrix Head Office however, you will be required to travel across all Trust School sites as required and therefore, you will need daily access to a vehicle.

About you

We are looking for someone who is passionate about HR and committed to the continual development of HR policies and processes across the Trust. Required skills and experience include:

  • Minimum qualification of CIPD Level 5 (or working towards);
  • At least one years’ experience in a HR based role;
  • Being able to be proactive and prioritise own workload;
  • Having up to date knowledge on HR and legislation.

Please see the job description and person specification for more details.

What the school offers its staff

About us

It is an exciting time to join an expanding and thriving Trust. Our central Head Office supports seven Academies across the West Midlands with over 800 staff employed and 7,000 pupils. We always say ‘if it’s not good enough for our own families it’s not good enough for our pupils’ and we really mean what we say. Every child deserves an exceptional education.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.

To apply, please complete our application form available from and send to HR Director

Application Deadline: 27th May 2024

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Matrix Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

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