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Recruitment Officer - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-84-S
  • Posted:28/06/2022
  • Pay:£23,817 - £28,273 per annum
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:20/07/2022 at 22:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Please view our full advert to learn more about our Trust and see what we can offer you !

The successful applicant will support the Recruitment Manager in the management of the Trust recruitment service with attraction, recruitment, retention and onboarding. You will ensure we continue to offer an excellence service to our schools. The post-holder will also be the first point of contact for advertising vacancies and on boarding of new staff. 

We operate our recruitment service fully in-house and you will help ensure we continue to offer a reliable cost effective service to meet the changing needs of our workforce. Building relationships is key to this role and the successful applicant will have strong  communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

 This is an exciting time to join our recruitment team as you will co-lead a number of  projects including developing our recruitment ATS, development of our Trust Talent Pool and analyising our recruitment data to ensure ROI


What you will need to succeed:

For further details please see the attached JD and person specification

  • Knowledge of attraction and recruitment strategies as well as pre-employment checks
  • Monitor successful and unsuccessful attraction methods and adjust procedures and strategies accordingly 
  • Assist with recruitment reporting to internal stakeholders to show current recruitment trends 
  • Able to work independently and manage own workload and time effectively 
  • Coordinate the preferred supply agency list for the Trust and update school supply coordinators accordingly 
  • Development and management of talent pools and CV libraries to ensure quality candidates are retained and utilised across the Trust.
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of the Recruitment and on boarding system
  • Support the development of the recruitment processes and systems, identifying improvements 
  • Maintain confidentiality inside and outside of the workplace
  • Carry out new starter audits on a termly basis at your designated schools
  • Working knowledge of candidate generation via social media
  • Previous experience of working within a recruitment team is essential 
  • Previous experience of working for an employment agency is desirable but not essential

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).