Human Resources Officer, Hackney

Closing date:Expiring soon

The City Academy, HackneyHackney

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: Scale 4, Point 18-21 £21,546 – £23,610 pro rata per annum) (Actual Salary £19,934- £21,843 per annum) (Plus performance related bonuses and other benefits)
Contract term: Permanent

Term Time + 15 days  

If you want to be the best, then you should probably join us

Students in our academy made more progress than in any other school in London and made the best progress of any co-educational school in the country in 2014 (Best 8 score 1081.4). In addition, we have maintained our results in 2015 at a level significantly above national averages. That is great news for our students, the academy and our community, but there is so much more that we know can be achieved and you can help.

We have a relentless ambition to deliver continuing success to the young people we serve. Our approach is based on very simple principles: clear systems and extremely high expectations. We focus on the development of our students, their values and ultimately their academic success. We maximise the impact of teaching by providing clear leadership, minimising bureaucracy and effective support that have tangible results on the quality of teaching and outcomes for our students.

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated, exceptional individual to take on the role of Human Resources Officer. You will be working with excellent staff in this exciting and challenging post supporting the HR Manager on all operational aspects of HR.

The ideal candidate will be well organised, resourceful, adaptable, flexible and innovative in demanding and difficult situations. They must demonstrate professionalism, tact, and complete discretion. An ability to interact easily and comfortably in any environment with strong interpersonal skills and, good oral and written communication. Ideally you will be CIPD qualified or working towards it, including experience of working with HR/payroll systems.

You will be working in a small team with available opportunities of CPD as well as commitment to developing your skills and expertise. If you are ambitious for yourself, then you are the person we need. 

In addition, you will be expected to fulfil the role of Student Personal Adviser and/or mentor if required, and to contribute to the maintenance of a caring and stimulating environment for young people.

The City Academy, Hackney is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

For details about the role and how to apply please visit

Closing date: 10am Monday 26th March 2018

Interviews will be held on Thursday 29th March 2018

Job location

More about The City Academy, Hackney
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Homerton Row, Hackney, London, E9 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8525 5440
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