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HR Officer

The City Academy, HackneyHackney

Permanent, 17.5 hours per week, term time plus 10 days (41 weeks)

The City Academy, Hackney is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East and South London. We are driven by a clear ambition to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining us. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial ethos. We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

We have a relentless ambition to deliver continuing success to the young people we serve. Our approach is based on very simple principles: clear systems and extremely high expectations. We focus on the development of our students, their values and ultimately their academic success. We maximise the impact of teaching by providing clear leadership, minimising bureaucracy and effective support that have tangible results on the quality of teaching and outcomes for our students.

We are seeking a generalist HR Officer to join us in a fast paced, high volume role with a great opportunity to apply your skills in a school environment. This role will involve providing efficient administrative HR support across a number of areas such as recruitment, payroll, reporting, employee relations and HR administration.

You will have strong administrative, organisational and time management skills and your attention to detail is second to none. Previous experience in a busy administrative role is essential; previous experience within HR is highly desirable.

If this role is of interest to you and you contribute to our future success please apply via the TES website. For an informal discussion or to request an application pack, please contact the HR department on 020 8525 5440 or email

Interviews will take place upon suitable applications and therefore this post may close before the deadline if a suitable applicant is appointed, so please apply early.

Please note applications must be received by Sunday 18 April 2021 at 11pm.

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

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