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  • Job start date

    1 August 2024

  • Closing date

    28 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£50,512 to £55,780 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

As the Payroll and Pensions Manager, you will be administering and reporting employees’ pension information to all pension schemes (currently TPS and 4 LGPS). The successful candidate will need to manage tight payroll cut-off dates alongside the various external reporting deadlines set by the pension schemes and HMRC. You will be the subject expert on education sector specific payroll and pensions subject matters, and you will have two direct reports supporting you in delivering the Trust’s payroll and pension obligations. As the Trust continues to grow, both organically and through conversions, you will lead on onboarding new schools into the Trust’s payroll and pension schemes.

You will have:

  • A recognised payroll qualification (e.g. CIPP).
  • Dealing with end to end payroll and have a good pensions knowledge.
  • Three years’ experience in finance, HR or payroll.
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting demands & thrive under pressure.
  • Ability to take a problem solving approach to tasks, and develop well thought through, valid and financially sound solutions.

What the school offers its staff

About Star Academies

Star Academiesis a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - ourSTAR valuesembody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre,Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range ofrewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

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 Star Academies

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