HR Officer, Brighton and Hove

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Varndean SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,950 to £18,589
Contract term: Permanent

Human Resources Officer – September 2017

37 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks) plus 5 additional days

​Salary Range: NJC Scale 5: Points 22 – 25: £20,456 to £22,434  per annum, pro rata (actual starting salary £16,950 to 18,589)

Varndean School requires an enthusiastic, committed and experienced Human Resources Officer to join our busy administration and finance team. Excellent all-round HR skills and attention to details are a prerequisite, along with a flexible attitude and willingness to be part of school life. Previous experience of managing recruitment, HR and payroll systems, particularly in the education sector, would be a distinct advantage. 

Varndean School is a Good school (Ofsted 2013) and has specialist status in Technology, Music and Applied Learning. The HR, Payroll & Finance Dept is at the heart of the school and you would be working closely with the Director of Finance & Operations to ensure the smooth operation of the HR & Payroll functions. 

 If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email: 

The closing date is 7am on Monday, July 17th and the interviews are currently scheduled for later that week. We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available. 

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Varndean School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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