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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 Hours, All Year Round. Possibility for discussion around working hours and term time only arrangements.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

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

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.

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 Matrix Academy Trust

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Our vision is simple: every child deserves an exceptional education. We make this happen by doing the things which really make a difference. Working smartly means we have staff who want to work here. It ensures we have the capacity to care for every pupil, providing them with the best possible education – without exception.

A great school is one people want to work at and one parents want to send their children to. No matter how great our schools might be, we never rest on our laurels. We are restless in our efforts to keep improving and we instil this in our young people.

Welcome to Matrix Academy Trust.

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