Human Resources Assistant- Polam Hall School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/12/2018 23:59
£8,908 per annum
Job Category:
HR / Training
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Closing date:
7 Dec
Further Information

Benefits & Grade:
Actual starting salary based on hours and weeks worked £8,908 - Full time equivalent salary £18,870- £20,541 (NJC Scale 4)

Contract Details:
Permanent. To start as soon as possible.

Contract Hours:
Part time 18.5 hours a week, 43 weeks a year (term time plus 6 weeks) initially, although this could increase in either weeks or hours in due course. The working arrangements during the term and the school holidays would be determined and discussed with shortlisted candidates. The weeks worked during the school holidays will involve working weeks in the summer school holidays.

This post offers the opportunity for an enthusiastic individual seeking an HR Career to develop essential experience in a wide range of HR processes and transactions supporting the work of a busy HR function in a school. The successful applicant will have already commenced CIPD training and have at least one year's experience of working in HR, and will be seeking an opportunity to apply their learning in an organisational environment and gain the grounding experience so important to a career in HR.

The post offers:
- a competitive salary and access to the Local Government Pension scheme
- a supportive network of Trust schools and academies and cross group shared expertise

Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding academy. We joined Woodard Academies Trust in 2017 and form part of the Trust's Northern Hub. This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall: the school has grown to its current 740 pupils over the last three years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880.

At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and curiosity in our young people. We are a true community of staff, pupils and parents. Our vision is to ensure academic excellence while retaining a focus on the individual, providing opportunities for the holistic development of each child.

As a school and a Trust, we are serious about investing in our staff through excellent training and development opportunities, high quality people management and attention to engagement and well-being.

Interview Date: Interview Date Friday 14 December 2018 am

If you wish to discuss the requirements of the post please contact Jane Hiser, HR Manager email:

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience. All applications should be made on the online application form which is available on the Polam Hall website under the Work for Us tab.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.