HR Officer, Ipswich, Suffolk

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Paradigm TrustIpswich, Suffolk
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29,055 - £30,756
Contract term: Permanent

 The Paradigm Trust is an established and successful Multi-Academy Trust, with one secondary and two primary academies in Ipswich; and a further three primary academies in Tower Hamlets in east London. 

We are seeking to appoint a HR Officer to work as part of a team, to continue to provide a quality HR administration and operational service to Paradigm Trust and its Ipswich academies. 

Supported by the Senior HR Manager, and working with a Senior HR Administrator, you will manage a range of HR administration processes including recruitment, life-cycle changes, payroll and leavers. You will also be pivotal in supporting the Senior HR Manager to ensure paper-based, payroll and electronic systems are working well, and that managers receive appropriate support in the management of a full range of case work.

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience of working in schools; and be a confident self-starter. They will have strong background in an administrative HR capacity within a customer-focused environment; be comfortable with paper-based and on-line/IT systems; have excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills; and be qualified, or willing to study for a CIPD qualification.

The position attracts up to 30 days annual leave, enhanced sick pay, superior pension and excellent training and development opportunities, 

As a Trust, we are outcomes-driven and welcome discussion of flexible working options. 

To receive a recruitment pack please email All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to following the child protection procedures adopted by the Trust. 

Closing date for receipt of applications 9am, 23rd July 2018. All completed applications should be returned by email to 

For more information and an application pack, visit our web site

Interview date: 06 August 2018

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