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Human Resources Assistant - Full-time

Swale Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F54-44-S
  • Posted:10/09/2021
  • Pay:£18,607 to £19,506 (SAT 4)
  • Start Date:October 2021
  • App Close Date:27/09/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 4th October


Full time, all year round. 37 hours a week.

This is a fixed term post March 2022.

Swale Academies Trust is an organisation which is driven by the belief that all children deserve a good quality education where they are seen as individuals and above all are exceptionally well cared for.

We are seeking an additional member of staff to enhance our Central HR services team. This role will be based in Sittingbourne, Kent, but the successful applicant should expect to visit schools within the Trust, from time to time, to support colleagues.

If you’re enthusiastic to learn new processes and enjoy a fast-paced, evolving work environment, or would like to develop your existing skills and challenge yourself within a fast-growing organisation, we’d love to hear from you. An extensive and working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages is essential.

Duties will include undertaking a wide range of HR tasks associated with staff during their employment, demonstrating a professional and confidential manner at all times. The successful applicant will often be first point of contact by telephone and e mail and will be expected to resolve, or pass on enquiries as appropriate.

Further details of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Chidi Okwesilieze, Head of HR  for an informal discussion regarding the post by email: chidi.okwesilieze@swale.at  or 01795 418563

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)


In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Shortlisting: 28th September 2021

Interview Date: W/C 4th October 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the trust

Since its creation in September 2010 Swale Academies Trust has become a strong and successful school improvement service, specialising in taking schools in Ofsted category and turning them into good schools. A glance at the most recent Ofsted reports for Westlands Primary School, Meopham School, The North School, Regis Manor School and The Sittingbourne School, will all point to the effectiveness of the Trust in bringing about change and providing and enabling excellent leadership. First and foremost Swale Academies Trust is about the provision and development of high quality leadership and management.

We don’t seek to develop clone schools that deliver education in a regimented manner. Rather, we value the development in our schools of a spirit of enquiry and action research that provides the best possible education that is right for pupils in a local setting. We do however collectively value and strive for all pupils to produce beautiful work which showcases their development over time of which they, their teachers and support staff and parents can be really proud. We are proud of our schools and we strive for a sense of shared pride in the achievements of all of our students.

Our ambition is driven by enabling schools and children to succeed. We have a wide range of excellent and highly accomplished senior leaders who lead with a sense of purpose, charisma and a set of shared values. The Trust is fortunate to be overseen by a Board of Directors who share leaders’ values and who provide the highest quality challenge and support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Team
  • Address:Swale Academies Trust,
    Ashdown House,
    Johnson Road,
    ME10 1JS
  • Telephone: 01795 426091
  • Email: recruitment@swale.at



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.