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HR and Governance Assistant - Full-time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-176-S
  • Posted:12/01/2022
  • Pay:AR06 £20,847
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


We are looking to appoint a highly reliable, efficient and adaptable HR and Governance Administrator to be a key member of the central services team at Turner Schools. You will help with delivering an outstanding administration service to our schools by providing outstanding administration support.

You will support the Recruitment and HR Advisor with all aspects of recruitment and the Director of Governance with governance administration tasks. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Enjoy completing their work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems and take pride in helping people
  • Have high ethical standards
  • Have the ability to demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be proficient in undertaking minutes
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Offer enthusiasm and energy to the role

In return we can offer you:

  • Support in obtaining your CIPD Level 3 qualification in HR
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of faculty colleagues
  • A Trust which takes faculty welfare seriously
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including a 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to the BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy.  

For further information about our mission, vision and values, please see our website https://www.turnerfreeschool.org 

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

37 hours a week

Year round

Start Date: ASAP

Interviews: Date to be confirmed


Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-

• Folkestone Primary • Folkestone Academy • Morehall Primary • Martello Primary • Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



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).