May 31, 2023
Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our busy HR Team for a HR and Recruitment Officer who will be reporting to the HR Partner.
(SCP 18-21) Outer London; Actual £30,699- £32,265 per annum
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
June 11, 2023


36 hours per week • 52 weeks per year

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our busy HR Team for a HR and Recruitment Officer who will be reporting to the HR Partner. You will be working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, Heads of Faculties/Departments to provide accurate and timely recruitment advice and administration in line with procedures and best practices.

Whilst much of the role supports the recruitment process, this is a HR generalist role which will allow for the job holder to be involved in other stages of the employee life cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effective management and delivery of high volume recruitment and selection activity.
  • Offering expert advice and guidance in relation to recruitment best practice.
  • Produce employment contracts and variation to contracts in line with authorised management requests.
  •  Processing new starters from recruitment to onboarding.
  • Providing day to day confidential and professional HR Administration services.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be flexible and adaptable and willing to perform additional duties as required by the school.
  • Have previous HR experience within an education environment.
  • Be educated to degree level and ideally hold a HR qualification.
  • Experience of providing high-level HR administrative support in a busy office environment.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate on all levels.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally.

The Job Description fully outlines the requirements of this post. Please review the person specification for further details on the skills and attributes required of the post-holder.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Wellbeing Support.
  • A commitment to providing learning and development opportunities.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website or via TES

Completed application forms should be returned to

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

Closing date: Noon, 11 June 2023

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews can take place at any time. The school reserves the right to close this post at an earlier date should a successful appointment be made.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are determined to make Hendon School a fair and equal place, where everyone has the same opportunity to reach their potential.

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