HR Operations Officer

The Kemnal Academies Trust, Sidcup, DA14 5AA

This job expired on 5 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,000 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an existing new role will be working within the new HR Operations Team within theTKAT HR Team structure. We are a growing dynamic department who work collaboratively and with passion, this is a chance to be part of our success story.

The HR Operations Officer will work with peers within the Operations Team, the wider HR Team, Corporate Departments (Finance, IT, Operational teams), School Business Managers and Headteachers. This is a varied role involving all aspects of the employment lifecycle including, recruitment,onboarding,inductions,probation,variation to contracts,absence management,family leave requests,note taking and updating HR databases.

Who should apply?

We are looking for an experienced, driven and enthusiastic HR officer who is resilient and motivated, who is able to handle multiple priorities and work as part of a close-knit team with natural problem solving abilities. In return we can promise greater exposure to HR and operational matters as well as exploring career development pathways.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment and with different personalities across an organisational structure.

  • The ability to demonstrate excellent written administration skills requirements as the successful applicant will produce letters, meeting and hearing notes.

  • Proficiency in managing, adapting and prioritising your own workload and use initiative to deliver high-quality HR support whilst taking account of confidentiality and GDPR.

  • Experience and the ability to demonstrate confidence when using HR, Payroll and Recruitment systems.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is organised and passionate about making a difference; demonstrating confidence and trust. HR experience in working in an educational setting would be an advantage. If you would like to have an informal discussion before applying please contact Jo Wigmore, HR Operations Manager, via joanna.wigmore@tkat.org before the closing date.

Working for TKAT

In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from:

  • Workstation set up including laptop and mobile phone

  • A wide variety of opportunities for professional development

  • Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible

  • Our support for your wellbeing at work

  • Membership of a generous pension scheme

  • Free eye tests at Specsavers

  • The option to join our employee discount scheme

  • Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Further details about the role

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.

Access to interview

Should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About The Kemnal Academies Trust

Multi-academy trust

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