Human Resources & Cover Administrator - Term Time Only, Brighton and Hove

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Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,267 per annum actual pro rata salary
Contract term: Permanent

Human Resources and Cover Administrator - Term Time Only

Required for September 2019, LGA Pay Scale 5 point 12-17 £21,589-£23,836 per annum.   Actual pro rata salary £18,267-£20,168 per annum. The hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Thursday 7am-3pm and Friday 7am-2.30pm for 44 weeks of the year (term time only).   The actual starting salary for the successful candidate is £18,267 per annum.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and skilled person to assist our HR and Cover team with the relevant day to day administrative duties required for the smooth running of our school.  Candidates should have strong organisational, interpersonal and ICT skills.  Experience of working in HR and ideally a school environment would be an advantage. 

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in joining our team, please download the application pack/application form also available on our school’s website   If you have any questions, please contact Diane Bonner who will be able to assist you either by telephone on 01273 543481, or email to

Patcham High School is an 11 – 16 comprehensive school of 1050 students, situated approx. 5 miles from Brighton City Centre  and within easy reach of the A23 and A27.   The school is rapidly improving, at an exciting stage of change and development and aims to become Outstanding.  

In joining Patcham High you will find a creative and supportive culture within a school that is hugely aspirational. We place great importance on positive relationships, teamwork and a ‘can do attitude’. We believe that we are at the cutting edge and, with exciting challenges ahead, this is a brilliant time to join the school.  We regularly hold staff social activities, team sports and other inclusive events throughout the year.  The city of Brighton is immensely popular with all ages, it is diverse, cosmopolitan and hosts lots of events including the Brighton Festival throughout May, Pride during August, food festivals.  It also has other attractions including the Royal Pavilion, i360, Brighton Museum and the Brighton Palace Pier.

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.


Closing date: Thursday 18 July at 1pm Interview date to be confirmed 

More about Patcham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...