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HR Officer - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-83-S
  • Posted:23/06/2022
  • Pay:£23,817 - £28,273 per annum
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:10/07/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Are you looking to build your career within an Employee Relations role? Would you like the opportunity to join a  support the future shape of an evolving Employee Relations service across the Trust? Then we have a role that may interest you!


We are looking for a HR Officer to coach, guide and provide Employee Relations advice in delivering a professional and efficient HR Service to our schools, central services team and external customers.

You will hold a CiPD Level 5 qualification or  we will support you completing your level 5 qualification via the apprenticeship levy and this will be fully funded by the Trust.

Working closely with the HR Business Partner, Deputy Head of HR and the Executive Business Managers you will provide HR advisory support, ensuring consistent and effective HR management of employee relations cases across the Trust

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Your new role

  You will be required to support our academies and external customers with employee relations cases and carry out investigations for disciplinary and grievance cases, maintaining confidentiality at all times. You will also be required to support the Trust HR Partners in preparation of reports, including absence reports, liaising with academies to collate information. You will also support our schools in managing staff absences and staff performance.

The successful candidate will be joining our growing and welcoming team who work closely together and enjoy supporting one another. The HR Team is split in to specialisms of Payroll, Recruitment and the Employee Relations team who you will be joining. This is an ideal opportunity for someone wanting to expand their employee relations knowledge and experience and the opportunity to work toward becoming a HR Advisor.


Please view our full advert to leanr more about the role, see what we can offer you and apply!

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking Be their Best self Shape their Success In this way we transform life chances

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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).