This job expired on 4 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Grade/SCP: Band 3 SCP 6-9

Job summary

Grade/SCP: Band 3 SCP 6-9

Salary: £19,698 - £20,903

Hours: 37 Hours per week all year round contract

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Monday, 4 October 2021 at 9:00am Dependent on interest, the closing date may be moved forward

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust have an exciting opportunity for a HR & Payroll Assistant to join our centralised HR Team, based in St Mary’s Wharf, Derby.

Reporting to the HR Manager, the role is offered on a full time, all year-round basis.

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust (CMAT) HR team provides a professional, centralised HR and Payroll service to a family of 25 schools comprising of 20 primary and 5 secondary across Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Stockport.

This is a new additional role and is an exciting opportunity to play a vital part of the team. As HR & Payroll Assistant you will support the HR Manager to make a positive contribution to the overall development of the trust and workforce changes that will deliver an outstanding education for all our children and young people.

You will be involved in all aspects of Payroll, providing an initial response to the HR helpline service to all academies within the Trust, escalating to the HR Manager and Payroll department as necessary. You will be responsible for collating and inputting monthly Payroll data and producing reports as and when required relating to absence, fixed term contracts, starters /leavers, proposed changes, maternity leave. Alongside the HR team, you will ensure that the monthly Payroll process works smoothly, timely and accurately.

You will have experience within an office environment, primarily in a Payroll and/HR role. Ideally, you will also have experience within Payroll/HR in an educational setting, but this is not necessarily essential.

You will need to be highly organised, with the ability to multitask and maintain strong attention to detail. You will have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate a sensitive approach to confidential matters. You must have excellent IT skills, especially Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies.

In return, we offer membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday and a real commitment to professional development and the role will allow the person appointed to gain experience in a wide range of HR duties.

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
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About St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first- class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

•Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
•Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
•Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
•Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
•Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit
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Head office location

Mansfield Road, Derby, DE1 3TQ

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