£19,190 - £24,826 pa
Hours per week: 36.5, term time only plus 2 weeks
Contract Type: Permanent
Aston Manor Academy
Telephone Number: 0121 380 5651
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Start Date: Oct 2021
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and accomplished HR Administrator to join our Trust supporting all our sites. Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Aston Manor Academy (Secondary) and Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and care passionately about the pupils they serve. We are consistently in the top 15% of schools nationally for achievement.
This post is a key role, supporting the Central Services Human Resources Team by providing transactional and operational advice, support and guidance to our employees and leadership team, when necessary. The successful Human Resources Administrator will be able to support the Human Resources Manager with updating, streamlining and embedding practices within a busy HR office environment.
You will also assist the Human Resources Manager in providing operational support and take action on HR matters. You will have strong administration skills and be able to produce accurate work, deal with payroll administration and employee relations issues when required. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are able to work with tact and discretion within a human resources environment. You will be confident, have excellent organisational skills and be a strong team player. HR administrative work experience within the education sector is highly desirable.
As an employer, Equitas Academies Trust offers:
a supportive and nurturing working environment – Trustees and the Chief Executive Officer will be guiding a new 5-year strategic plan, so this is a very exciting time to be joining our Trust
a commitment to CPD opportunities – our Trust promotes professional learning and development in this role and other updates relevant to the post.
employee wellbeing benefits including access to a bus pass scheme and a cycle to work scheme
generous employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme
pay progression centred around a robust performance management process
an inclusive and caring ethos – for our pupils/students and our staff.
25 days annual leave entitlement which increases after 5 years’ service
If you are able to demonstrate the following skills and experience please apply:
must have previous administrative experience in a busy office environment
ideally, some knowledge and experience of Employment law, HR policies and procedures.
working knowledge and experience of providing support, advice and guidance to staff and managers regarding HR matters is highly desirable but not essential.
highly desirable - CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR or above
desirable - good working knowledge and experience of payroll administration. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 15 September 2021, 12 midday
For more information and to download an application pack including job description and person
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.