Talent Attraction Manager - Employer Branding, Academies in and around London; head office near East Croydon station

Closing date:Expiring today

Harris FederationAcademies in and around London; head office near East Croydon station

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000-£26,000 (pro rata) + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Working as part of our in-house Talent Resourcing and Attraction Team, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative Talent Attraction Manager as a fixed term maternity cover. This is an exciting role which will collaborate with wider departments in the central team as well as all 47 of our academies. The focus of the role will be on our employer branding and recruitment marketing activities with the responsibility for helping to produce high-quality digital content on behalf of our academies, and Harris Federation.

About the team

We work with our academies and central team departments to deliver wide reaching employer branding and resourcing strategies for the Harris Federation. Through highly targeted, engaging and innovative marketing campaigns designed to raise employer profile and promote vision and values, our aim is to identify and attract the very best talent to the Harris Federation, encompassing all Leadership, Teaching and Non-Teaching recruitment.

Your opportunity

The successful applicant will be responsible for the creative writing and production of a range of helpful and informative content which will be used in all areas of our recruitment process and marketing strategies. The content produced will be placed across various online platforms including our careers website, internal systems and intranet, job boards, social media channels, PPC and sponsored content material. This position demands a keen, creative eye and an ability to develop persuasive advertising content.

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in our central team or in one of our 47 academies. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the education sector, has a flair for creative writing, and has a love for all forms of media (written, video, social and podcasts). We want someone who is passionate about creating engaging, informative and persuasive digital content that teachers and the wider education community need.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
  • Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits. 

The Harris Federation

The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.

We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future. We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.


Applications will be reviewed as and when received and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement. 

Job location

More about Harris Federation
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 4th Floor, Norfolk House, Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 1LH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 253 7777
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The Harris Federation is a not-for-profit educational charity with almost 25 years of education experience in and around London. Our primary, secondary, all-through and sixth form academies have an international reputation for delivering a step chang...