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HR Administration Officer - Term Time

St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5432-70S
  • Posted:05/01/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 - £21,801 - £23,262 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/01/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced HR Administration Officer to work in our HR Hub which is based at St Simon Stock Catholic School in Maidstone and supports our partner school St Gregory’s Catholic School in Tunbridge Wells.

As an HR Administration Officer you will be working as part of a Team consisting of an HR Manager and two other HR Administration Officers.  The HR Team also works closely with the Area Business Manager and the Assistant Area Business Manager.

We are looking for a team player to provide efficient administrative HR support to our Hub. You will need excellent communication skills, be flexible and remain calm in a busy environment.  The role will require a commitment to ensure high levels of confidentiality are maintained.  Previous experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage, although not essential for the right candidate.

Occasional travel to Tunbridge Wells will be required in this role.

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock:

Well  behaved students who are keen to learn.

A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students.

Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff.

Access to Kent Rewards Scheme.

Employee Assistance Programme.

Generous Pension Scheme.

Our Offer:  We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development.

If you wish to visit the school before applying or require any support with your application, please contact HR@ssscs.co.uk.

Information about the school

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools).

St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.

We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.

By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.

We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for these roles.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Susan Smith - HR Hub
  • Address:Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP
  • Telephone: 01622 754551 x 1148
  • Email: hr@ssscs.co.uk

Fax: (01622) 691439


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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.