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HR Manager - Full-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-213S
  • Posted:29/11/2022
  • Pay:£38,000 - £43,000 p.a.
  • Start Date:01.03.2023 or ASAP afterwards
  • App Close Date:12/12/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:19th December 2022


The key purpose of this role is to deliver a high quality, efficient Human Resource (HR) and recruitment service to the whole school ensuring that day to day HR functions are effectively managed.  You will work closely with the Head and Director of Finance & Operations (DFO).  This role requires a highly focussed individual who is organised and passionate about the staff and school.  The post holder will deliver an outstanding HR provision, ensuring that the HR Team provides a high level of service that supports all staff in providing outstanding learning and progress for our pupils. You will manage the Single Central Register (SCR) and be responsible for maintaining it accurately. You will have an HR and Payroll Assistant to line manage, who works term time plus 3 weeks in the school holidays.

We can offer you:

A first-class working environment, supportive colleagues, competitive salary, small class sizes, free meals provided during term time; free parking on site; sick pay scheme; annual salary review; automatic enrolment to the St Michael’s Support Staff Pension Scheme and continuous professional development.

St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a completed support staff application form and equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website) together with a covering letter all in word or PDF format, explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role to:

Kim d’Albertanson, HR Manager at:


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8am on Monday 12th December 2022

INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 19th December 2022

Early applications welcomed

St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and online digital presence checks if invited to interview.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 475 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 100 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our academic staff are in school 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.