Payroll Assistant

Bilston, West Midlands
£20,144.00 to £24,920.00 dependent on experience
09 May 2022
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern


Payroll Assistant

Full Time

Pay Range is between £20,144.00 to £24,920.00 dependent on experience.

Minimum 33 days annual holiday rising to 42 days dependent on service (including bank holidays)


Central Learning Partnership Trust has 15 schools across the country with the Head Office based in Wolverhampton.

The role will assist the Payroll Manager in all aspects of processing a monthly payroll of over 1,000 people. Assist in all reporting duties to various pension schemes and government agencies together with general payroll and pension administration duties.

The successful candidate will cover for Payroll Manager holidays and absences.  Have access to the local government career average pension scheme with an employer contribution of circa 20%. Be based at a school with good public transport links and free car parking.

Candidate Qualities


  • An understanding of payroll legislation and calculations including PAYE, SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP etc. National insurance, Student & Postgraduate loans, apprentice levy, pension schemes and pension national auto enrolment regulations. Experience of working in payroll administration. Be IT proficient with a good working knowledge of Microsoft office programmes.


  • Experience and/or knowledge in education specific payroll processing, including pay scales and payments, term time calculations, education specific sick and maternity pay rules and calculations, Teachers’ and Local Government Pension Scheme reporting requirements. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft excel and word, including Vlookups, tables, mail merging etc. Knowledge and experience of statutory reporting requirements such as office of national statistics, gender pay gap, apprentice targets, trade union facility time. Experience of using Civica Payroll system (previously Carval payroll). Professional Payroll Qualifications


More information about this exceptional opportunity is available on the Trust website ( or if you have any questions please contact Mrs Michelle Kavanagh  Tel: 01902 553788   or email

Please note we only accept applications that are submitted on our application forms, please do not send a CV.

We reserve the right to make an offer prior to the closing date, therefore if you share our vision and determination, possess strong ambitions for learners, and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and the community, then we would be delighted to hear from you and encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Central Learning Partnership Trust is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers are subject to an enhanced DBS check, two satisfactory references and for teachers, a prohibition check.

Central Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all appropriately qualified candidates.  We value the diversity of our staff and students and are committed to providing a supportive learning and working environment for everyone.

Application closing date: 5 June 2022.

Proposed Interview date: 10 June  2022


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