HR & Payroll Assistant, Kent

Closing date:Expiring soon

Brompton AcademyKent

Date posted:
Start date: To commence as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,966 - £24,852 (pro rata £19,207 - £21,731 for 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and committed individual to the role of HR & Payroll Assistant. This role is full time, term time plus staff development days and 10 additional days, and is being offered on a permanent basis.

You will be providing an efficient and high-quality payroll and HR administrative support service to ensure the effective HR delivery across the Academy Trust. You will lead on the administration of payroll for submission to the third-party provider and will also lead on all administrative processes in connection with Teachers’ Pensions and the Local Government Pension Scheme. Coupled with this, you will provide wide-ranging administrative support to the HR function. 

To be successful in this role, you will be organised, confident and have an ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. You will need to be able to deal sensitively with employees, have acute attention to detail and be able to work on own initiative. You must have demonstrable experience in a busy administrative role, and whilst training will be available, you will already possess an understanding of some HR or payroll processes.

The successful candidate will have a good level of education and proven experience of working in a similar environment. Experience of using HR systems (or other similar systems) and working in an HR/Payroll type role would be useful.

If successful, you will join our academy and trust wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, with the knowledge that you will enjoy the full support and care of our pragmatic (and down-to-earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.

Brompton Academy, part of the newly formed University of Kent Academies Trust, is an extremely popular oversubscribed academy with a current Ofsted rating of Good and a 400+ adult learner education programme.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any queries, please email

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website:

Please use the application form to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements in the job description and why you think you would be suited to this role. 

To apply via the TES, please click on the apply link and send us your TES application form.

Closing date: applications will be considered upon receipt

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Brompton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Marlborough Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 852341
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Brompton Academy, part of the University of Kent Academies Trust is a successful, innovative forward thinking and oversubscribed learning community for students’ aged 11 – 19 years.  Learning is dynamic, intensive and motivating and is pioneered...