Human Resources Officer, Carshalton

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St Philomena's Catholic High School for GirlsCarshalton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Point: PO2, 35 – 38 (£32,628 - £35,268) pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Human Resources Officer

Required for June/July 2018

Do you want to work in one of the top non-selective schools in the country for progress nationally, equipping students for success in both further study and future employment?

36 hours per week  Monday – Thursday, 8.30am – 4.45pm; Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm 

Term Time plus four weeks 

Salary Point:  PO2, 35 – 38 (£32,628 - £35,268) pro rata

We are seeking to appoint a Human Resources Officer to facilitate all matters relating to Human Resources within the School.  Reporting directly to the Headteacher and the Personnel Committee of the Governing Body, the individual will be the focal point for first line guidance and support and will need to manage the effective operation of Human Resources service for the School, being flexible in their approach to this highly interesting and varied role.

You should:

  • Either have a recognised professional qualification in Human Resources, eg Charted Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or equivalent relevant work experience. 
  • Have a thorough understanding of employment law and its practical application in the workplace. 
  • Proven ability to deliver a HR service with a high degree of autonomy and confidentiality. 
  • Be fully computer literate.
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Be able to communicate accurately and effectively, both verbally and in writing (composing letters with fluency), adapting style to suit a variety of audiences.
  • Act with discretion, sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Opportunity for a detailed handover.

If shortlisted, candidates will be required to undertake activities relating to the role.  Candidates successful in this will be brought forward to interview.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a thriving school and make a major contribution to the schools continued success.  

Further details and an application form are available by contacting the school, or can be downloaded from our school website.

Visits are warmly welcomed - please contact Ms Adams, Personnel Officer on

Address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3PS 

Tel: 020 8642 2025 ext 202 

Fax: 020 8643 7925 



Applications to be received as soon as possible

Individual contact will be made with potential candidates confirming date of interview

Reference No:  AHR 18-462

“St Philomena’s is an exceptional school.”  OFSTED March 2008

“St Philomena’s High School for Girls is an outstanding Catholic school.  It achieves both academic excellence and outstanding personal and spiritual development for all pupils.   

Pupil’s take full advantage of the opportunities offered to them at St Philomena’s and are happy to contribute to all aspects of school life.” Section 48 Inspection

The school has 1,381 students with 317  in the Sixth Form.

Headteacher Ms M Noone

St Philomena’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3PS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86422025
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