HAYS: HR Administrator/Officer

HR Officer/ HR Administrator required for secondary school in Thurrock, Essex. ASAP start. perm role

HR Administrator/Officer Job, Thurrock, Essex

Start date: as soon as possible
Salary: £25137- £26997 per annum

Hays Education are working in partnership with an outstanding school in Thurrock, Essex and are looking to appoint a HR Officer to support in the HR team.

About the school:

This is a highly ambitious school who want every student to thrive at school, both academically and personally. The school constantly strives to offer the very best educational experience so that students are prepared for successful futures.
The school also invests in professional development for staff and advocate lifelong learning. Students are wonderful and all staff work hard to foster excellent relationships between staff and students, creating a nurturing but focused atmosphere.

Main Areas of Responsibility:

* To manage the recruitment process for new staff
* To comply with and action in a timely manner all right to work requirements
* To manage the appointment on boarding process
* To assist the Leadership Team with the robust induction for new staff
* Arranging any staff related risk assessments and ensuring any suggested action is brought to the Principal’s attention
* Responsible for maintaining with accuracy the Academy’s single central record
* To be responsible for the Academy’s payroll and all associated business
* To audit staff sickness records and prepare termly reports to Principal for action
* To organise confidential staff files and maintain them in an orderly manner
* To carry out any HR tasks as directed by the Principal, this to include referrals to occupational health, organising interviews with the Principal, liaising with staff representatives as required
* To work closely with the Federation Finance BP and internal finance staff, to assist with the monthly payroll checking and validation of transactions
* To direct staff to the correct source of information regarding pensions, salaries, maternity, grievance, complaints etc.
* To deal with all matters relating to day-to-day staff welfare and personnel functions
* To maintain job descriptions and person specifications for all academy appointments
* Liaising with the Federation HR Team regarding routine HR issues
* Assist the Academy Leadership Team, Managers and Staff on HR related policies and procedures in line with Federation HR related policy and procedure
* Collation of all lesson observation documentation and maintenance of spreadsheets and preparation of congratulation letters
* To assist the appraisal process throughout the year
* To prepare letters and emails, pertaining to routine HR matters
* Maintaining and regular updating of staff contact details and vehicle information
* To update staff lists, extension numbers and structure charts as necessary
* To take notes of meetings accurately as required
* To complete such clerical duties, telephone calls and secretarial tasks as may be reasonably expected, including cover of Reception

Qualifications & Experience

* Educated to degree level or equivalent, or equivalent, in-depth relevant experience
* Knowledge of Microsoft software packages
* Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
* Secure knowledge of human resources administration and processes
* Basic knowledge of financial procedures
* Trained in the use of a variety of ICT packages
* Training in typing and formatting of a variety of documents including spreadsheets
* At least five years’ experience working an office environment
* Experience of working as part of a team
* Experience of working to targets and deadlines
* Experience of taking notes of meetings including preparation and circulation of papers, and ensuring information is circulated as required
* Experience of managing diaries at a high level, including communication with a range of audiences

If this role is of interest to you and you have the relevant experience, please contact me asap. You can reach me via email on [mailto:]

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