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HR Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Valley Invicta Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F38-91-S
  • Posted:21/11/2022
  • Pay:£22,017 - £24,011 FTE
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:28/11/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 28 November 2022

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Based in Maidstone, Valley Invicta Academies Trust is looking to appoint a HR Assistant. The HR Assistant will work within a small team of 5 HR professionals, providing a comprehensive HR service to 9 schools within the Trust. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and strongly motivated individual with excellent organisational and administrative skills to deliver a first class HR service to our schools and prospective employees to the Trust.  You will be required to provide administrative support with all recruitment activities, from advertisement to start date.  The successful candidate will also be involved in general HR administration, including: updating the HR system (Access); processing contract changes and leaver notifications; inputting and monitoring employee absence; responding to email and telephone enquiries and pensions and payroll administration.

If you enjoy a busy and varied role and welcome the opportunity to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders , please see the job pack for full details of the role, skills, experience and knowledge required.

This is an exciting time to be joining the HR team.  We have recently implemented a new HR system and we are also in the early stages of rolling out a recruitment and learning management system.

This position is being offer as either full time or part time.  Both all year round and term time only working will be considered.

The closing date for this position is 9am Monday 28th November with interviews taking place at the end of this week.

Our Commitment

Come and join our dedicated team who are always willing to support the organisation and it’s people in the best interests of our children.

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have

  • Outstanding Care
  • Outstanding Education
  • Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all Trust staff working at VIAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Please visit our website to find out more about our Trust and the great work it does for our communities: www.viat.org.uk 

To apply, please download our Application Form and send to hr@viat.co.uk. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted. 

Information about the trust

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and the School of Science and Technology Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School is the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School is the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources - VIAT Business Centre
  • Address:Huntsman Lane,
    ME14 5DS
  • Telephone: 03033030000 Option 5
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.