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HR Officer (Part Time) - Fixed Term

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-198S
  • Posted:23/06/2022
  • Pay:KR 6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed




Required as soon as possible

This is a 12 month contract 22.5 hours per week (to be reviewed depending on the school’s needs going forward), term time plus 7 days, (INSET days plus 2 days in the school holidays by arrangement with the HT). 

The successful candidate will provide Human Resource administrative and organisational services to the school under the management and guidance of the Headteacher and take a proactive role in relation to the day-to-day HR function, ensuring and supporting a consistent, timely and accurate employment process from start to finish, within all school and statutory policies and frameworks.

Relevant personnel experience with secure knowledge of human resources administration and processes, strong administrative, organisational and IT skills and a minimum of 5 years’ experience within an office environment are essential.

Salary is Kent Range 6 - £21,207 - £23,148 pro rata to £11,093  £12,108 depending on experience.  The post is for 22.5 hours per week between the hours of 8am-4pm.  Exact timings to be agreed in advance with the Headteacher.

For an application form and job description, please visit our website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk  A completed application form should be sent to Mrs E Blunt, PA to the Headteacher, email  eblunt@nks.kent.sch.uk

Deadline for applications: 9am Thursday 7th July 2022. We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted. 

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Blunt
  • Address:Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
  • Telephone: 01233 620045
  • Email: eblunt@nks.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).