HR Officer

Location: London, Greater London
Sector: Education
Date Posted: 15/11/2021
Salary: £30,000 - £30,000 per year
Specialism: Other
Ref: RB18725
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Ibstock Place School are partnering exclusively with Robertson Bell to recruit to a HR Officer role on a permanent, full time basis. This fantastic Independent School are now delighted to be recruiting to two newly created and key HR Manager role. Ibstock is a friendly and happy school with a distinctive atmosphere where pupils have breadth of opportunity and respect for the diversity of achievement.

This permanent HR Officer will play a vital part in the bursary team, reporting to the HR Manager and working on a range of HR related duties.

The key responsibilities will be:

  • Manage the processes for external and internal recruitment and selection.
  • Produce advertisements, job descriptions and person specification, assist in the shortlisting processes and the preparation of interview schedules and the provision of packs for interview panels.
  • Check documentation at interview stage and carry out tours for candidates.
  • Produce and send out offer letters, contract and related documentation and ensure that relevant information is received and filed.
  • Manage personnel records (paper files, online folders and iSAMS) and undertake periodic compliance checks of such records.
  • Ensure compliance with DFE safer recruitment processes; including requests for, receipt of and verification of references and carrying out pre-employment checks.
  • Prepare new starter Induction Packs, consulting with the Head regarding any updates required, and upload contents to Senior and Prep School Firefly.
  • Ensure that the School's Single Central Register is accurate and kept up to date.
  • Manage School's Sponsorship Management system, including Tier 2 visa requirements
  • Track probationary periods and fixed term contracts.
  • Ensure return to work interviews with line managers take place.

The organisation:

The School, occupying a ten-acre site on both sides of Clarence Lane, is divided into two departments, the Preparatory Department, 4-11 years (including the Pre-Prep, catering for children 4-6 years), and the Senior School 11-18 years.

Ibstock Place School is over-subscribed and there is assessed entry at the age of four for Kindergarten (Reception); the assessment is designed to identify those children who are able to take advantage of the Ibstock Place School experience.  There is a competitive entry examination at the age of eleven and Prep School pupils compete with external candidates and do not have rite of passage through to the Senior School.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience using Excel and Word
  • HR experience (payroll experience would be helpful)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time management and the ability to prioritise workload

Please note previous experience working within the education sector is desirable but not essential. Candidates from other sectors with relevant experience are still urged to apply.

This opportunity will be based at offices on site at the School in Roehampton.

The closing date for applications is 24th November. Applications will be under constant review before the closing date so please submit your application to our exclusive search agent Robertson Bell. Apply now to be considered!

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