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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Flexible Full-time or Part-time hours Plus 2 Inset day & 7 days over School holidays

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Scale Band I – FTE £34.834 - £41,418

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently seeking to appoint a professional, skilled, and highly motivated HR Manager to ensure the smooth running of the school’s HR function.

The successful candidate will

  • be well-motivated and keen to show their interest in HR
  • have strong people skills, diplomacy, and a flexible, positive attitude.
  • be well organised and efficient with attention to detail
  • proactive and most of all a team player
  • be able to work without direct supervision
  • contribute to the development of the department as part of a dedicated team
  • work closely within a supportive team and have the responsibility of line managing the Cover Manager and HR Assistant.
  • have a professional attitude that is open to innovative ways of working
  • be flexible and adaptable when faced with challenges

Previous experience of Schools HR and the use of the SIMS database would be advantageous.


The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed, and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1400 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently outstanding and the best in West Berkshire, and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically.’

More information about the post and the school can be found on our website www.thedownsschool.org or by contacting Clare Lowery, HR Manager on 01635 270022.

Please submit your application form to recruitment@thedownsschool.org by Sunday 14 July 2024.

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS, social media checks and required to provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

WWW.THEDOWNSSCHOOL.ORG

What the school offers its staff

In return you will

  • experience a caring, positive ethos that prioritises staff wellbeing and recognition
  • be empowered to work with ambitious, dedicated, capable staff who are deeply committed to develop the whole child
  • experience working with children who enjoy being at school, behave exceptionally and have excellent attitudes to learning
  • work in a professional, stimulating, and collaborative working environment
  • experience outstanding professional development and support

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)
medical
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 The Downs School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1405 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is nearly 1300 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.

Arranging a visit to The Downs School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thedownsschool.org.

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