Cover Officer & HR Assistant
35 hours per week, 6.30am-2.30pm
Term Time Only (38 weeks per year)
Start Date: ASAP
Salary Scale 6 SP 26 - 28 pro rata of £25,242 - £26,805 per annum pro rata
Actual Salary £20,725 - £22,008
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Barking Abbey School for a Cover Officer & HR Administrator to work in a fast past demanding HR team. The main purpose of the role is to ensure that all lessons are covered so that the school runs smoothly when lessons begin at 8.30am, for this reason the postholder must be able to start work no later than 6.30am. It is vital that the successful candidate have a positive solution focused can do attitude at all times whilst working in a pressurised environment which demands the individual to be continuously flexible to ever changing priorities. You will need a professional attitude towards customer service, exemplary organisation skills, proactively planning in advance. Meeting high quality standards whilst maintaining a sense of humour. The role makes up part of a small hard working team that you are required to work closely which is well supported by the wider school team. You will be required to work with a team spirit approach whilst balancing that need by using your initiative working unsupervised regularly.
The successful candidate must have experience of coordinating cover (preferably in a school setting), operating the SIMS cover screen and producing sophisticated SIMS reports and excel spread sheets to an intermediate level, have worked with recruitment agencies SLAs, understand safer recruitment in education, a basic understanding of employment legislation would be beneficial.
Barking Abbey is a heavily over-subscribed split site secondary school in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, and has a well-deserved reputation for its friendly and supportive atmosphere and its excellent academic achievements.
Interested applicants should download the core staff application form, found on-line at www.barkingabbeyschool.co.uk Only fully completed application forms will be accepted, CV applications will not be considered.
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 16th March 2018
Interviews: Week Commencing 19th March 2018
Barking Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including Disclosure check, will be undertaken on all successful applicants.