Payroll and Pensions Manager (part-time), Bath, Somerset

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Saint Gregory's Catholic CollegeBath, Somerset
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade M SCP 25-28 £8,103 - £8,928 (actual)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Governing Body of Saint Gregory’s Catholic College, Bath, are recruiting for a proficient Payroll and Pensions Manager who will the lead the pension and payroll administration service at Saint Gregory’s. This post will work closely with our external payroll and pensions providers.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic professional with specific expertise in Payroll and Pensions to develop and enhance the service provision at Saint Gregory’s and ensure that we meet our legal and statutory obligations for compliance. In addition, the Payroll and Pensions Manager will share responsibility for some of the Human Resources and Safeguarding functions with the HR Manager, so an interest in Human Resources (including administration) is essential. The successful candidate will be joining a small, friendly team operating in a busy but rewarding environment.

The Payroll and Pensions Manager will be expected to have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude and be flexible in their role when needed. Applicants must demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be equally comfortable in writing letters or updating spreadsheets. We are looking for an individual who respects confidentiality, can work accurately and efficiently to meet deadlines and who will complement the existing support services at Saint Gregory’s.

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as a Payroll and Pensions specialist or an exceptional and aspiring professional who is ready to take the next step in their career and can demonstrate:

  • Experience of pensions and/or payroll administration;
  • A keen interest in and/or experience of working in Human Resources;
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices of employment legislation;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with excellent organisational skills.

In return, the successful candidate can expect: 

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This is a permanent position, part time, term time only plus 2 INSET days and 10 additional days to be worked during school holidays. The post is offered as 15 hours per week over 2-3 days between Wednesday and Friday.

For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the Headmistress’ PA Mrs Gormley on 01225 838200 or email to arrange a suitable time.

To apply for this post and for full information please download an application pack from our website at

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at

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