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HR Administrator - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Ripplevale School Rochester, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-6006-73S
  • Posted:29/11/2023
  • Pay:£18,393
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:08/12/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:14th December 2023


We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic HR Administrator to join our Human Resources team. The main purpose of this role is to provide high quality administrative assistance to the Human Resources function of the School.  This is a full time, term time only.

The successful applicant will be hard working, efficient and a pro-active team player. You will be confident answering the phone and dealing with a range of enquiries, both internally and externally and be able to manage a range of administrative tasks. You will naturally be a warm and friendly person with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, pupils and parents/carers. Experience of education would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will need to possess strong admin skills, along with a willingness to undertake any necessary training. This is a varied and busy role incorporating a range of tasks including ensuring that safer recruitment processes are followed at all times.

If this sounds like the job for you, please do get in touch.

Applicants are strongly advised to apply early for this post as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received.

Information about the school

The school is set in an historic Medway town and enjoys the outstanding community facilities and links that the towns of Chatham and Rochester have to offer.

Ripplevale provides a holistic child centred approach to education underpinned by our team of 98 Teachers, Teaching assistants, Administrators and Therapists, all working in a caring and nurturing environment, with a common belief that all students have the opportunity to make progress and experience success everyday, in a safe, caring, nurturing and secure environment.

Our site boasts well-resourced classrooms, small class sizes, music and drama facilities, Science labs, Therapy rooms, amazing vocational teaching areas such as our hair and beauty studios, a coffee shop, catering kitchens, as well as numerous areas for children to have fun and enjoy social times. Staff are both welcoming and friendly at this independent school and there is a collaborative approach where resources and best practices are shared.

Ripplevale School Rochester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. Ripplevale School Rochester is required to conduct social media searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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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.