HR Assistant

Twyford Church of England Academies Trust (TCEAT)Ealing

35 hours per week, 6 month Fixed-term contract, full time (all-year-round contract)

The Twyford CE Academies Trust is a growing educational organisation comprising four secondary schools in West London - Twyford CE High School, William Perkin CE High School, Ealing Fields High School and Ada Lovelace CE High School.  

A new opportunity is now available for an HR Assistant to join the Trust’s HR team on a six month fixed-term contract basis.  This is a busy and varied role focusing primarily on staff recruitment and related pre-employment administration.  The purpose of this role is to work with the Trust’s HR team to provide comprehensive administrative support relating to the recording and reporting of staff data.

The new post-holder will join a team of four people.  The role is primarily based within the Twyford Trust Operations team at Twyford CE High School though there will be a requirement to work at other Trust schools.  Core hours are 9am – 4.30pm however some flexibility with regard to working hours is also essential.  This is particularly the case on interview days when a start time of 7.45 or 8.00am is needed; supporting the HR Team with hosting interview days.

The successful candidate will be: 

Approachable, calm and professional.  High level of personal organisation, meticulous and able to pay considerable attention to detail.  The ability to work professionally under pressure to meet deadlines is essential, as are excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a willingness to play an active role in the life of the school.  If you take pride in your work and have a “can do” attitude we would like to hear from you.  Some flexibility with regard to working hours is also desirable.   

This role offers variety and considerable on-the-job learning, and is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in HR and the Education sector.  Previous experience in these sectors is not essential but the successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office or customer service environment.   

For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:

The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools – the Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the 4 schools. The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement. 

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website for more information about how to apply, and  to download a Job Description and Application Form.

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: Noon, Thursday 16 September 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 21 September 2021

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.

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