Human Resources Manager, Kent

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Sevenoaks SchoolKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £47,000 - £52,000 per annum plus benefits - dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent


  • Leading a high quality and efficient Human Resources team service covering the full range of disciplines
  • Developing the team and the HR processes to increase efficiency over time
  • Providing advice to line managers and staff on all HR matters
  • Ensuring that the school, in its practices, complies with all current employment legislation, including Safer Recruitment requirements.
  • Ensuring that the Single Central Register (SCR) is up to date and inspection ready at all times.
  • Take responsibility for the induction of new staff into the organisation
  • Manage the appraisal process across the site.
  • Monitor sickness levels across the school, taking action as appropriate
  • Ensuring that payroll has all of the information it needs to be able to pay staff correctly.
  • Manage the maternity and shared parental leave processes.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Human Resources, regularly review staff policies and procedures to ensure they are legally compliant, appropriate and up to date.
  • Ensuring that correct action is taken and records maintained in the processing of Disclosures through the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with all other checks required to be recorded on the SCR
  • Leading on the recruitment processes, including interviewing and safer recruitment interviewing.
  • Managing any visa issues for staff, both new and current, to ensure legal compliance at all times.
  • Ensuring that good HR records, electronic and manual, are maintained and processed in accordance with relevant data protection legislation
  • To strengthen and embed a collaborative / collegiate working approach across the school.


  • To perform any other tasks as reasonably required by the Director of HR.

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More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...