HR Recruitment Officer, Highgate, North London

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Highgate SchoolHighgate, North London
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £32,000 depending on qualifications, skills and experience
Contract term: Fixed Term

Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

This role would suit an HR Generalist who is interested in specialising in recruitment or a Recruitment Specialist who is interested in working in and supporting a wider HR team.

The Recruitment Specialist will manage Highgate’s current recruitment activities and will take the lead on identifying and implementing recommendations for their improvement. Success in the role will be dependent on the postholder establishing strong working relationships across our academic and support departments.

In addition to leading on processes and procedures in this area, the purpose of the role is to add capacity to the Human Resources Team and to ensure the recruitment process is as proactive and fast moving as possible to enable effective recruitment for key posts.

To apply: For further information and an application form, please visit our website:

Closing date is midday on Tuesday 18 July 2017 but applications will be considered on receipt


Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found ‘a grammar school…for good education and instruction’. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent school which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,550 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 400 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff.

The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils.

Highgate School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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