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HR and Data Administration Officer - Term Time

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-337S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


HR & Data Administration Officer

Start date: As soon as possible

Kent Range 5

37 Hours per week, 8.00 – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00 – 4.00pm on a Friday.

Term Time plus 5 development days, plus 5 additional days in the August summer break (Total 40 weeks).

We are seeking an HR and Data Administration Officer to join our friendly and effective support team at Borden Grammar School.  The school has a reputation for excellent academic achievement, within an inspirational and supportive community. The successful candidate will work closely with the Business Manager, the Office Manager and the Exams Officer, helping with administration regarding human resources and producing data analysis when required. This is a real opportunity for someone who likes a challenge and wants to work with a driven and friendly team of professionals. 

Whilst it is preferable for an applicant to have experience in the role, we would consider applications from candidates who believe that with support they have the necessary skills to be successful in the role.

See attached full job description.  Visits are also encouraged, please arrange these in advance by contacting Mrs Wilton on telephone 01795 424192.

If you would like to apply please return a fully completed application form (leaving no gaps in employment). Please do not submit a CV, but you are welcome to provide a letter of application as a continuation of the form.

Completed applications should be sent via post or email to:

 Mrs L Wilton, PA to Headteacher

 Email:    lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk                                                          

The closing date is 12.00pm, Friday 1 March, however the school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date if early applications merit this.

Information about the school

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. Borden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort - “striving forward together”.

Borden Grammar is committed to:

• Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond.

The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2016 and November 2021. The inspectors concluded that:

• All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

Benefits of Working at Borden Grammar School

We care about our staff's personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer the following benefits:

● Benenden Healthcare paid for by the school ● Counselling and mental wellbeing support service ● Cycle to work scheme ● Free and adequate parking for all staff ● Free flu jabs ● Therapy dog ● Wellbeing charter signatories with an active wellbeing committee ● No more than one directed meeting a week and early finishes before events. ● More than minimum PPA time provided to all teaching staff

GDPR UK Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lara Wilton
  • Address:Borden Grammar School, Avenue Of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
  • Telephone: 01795 424192
  • Email: lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk


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 Education.