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HR People Operations Advisor

Glyn School
Epsom, Surrey
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GLF Senior Specialist
Start Date
1st September 2024
14th June 2024 05:00 PM
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Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1425458

This is a bespoke opportunity for an experienced HR People Operations Advisor to join one of the Trusts leading secondary schools, Glyn, an outstanding school in Epsom. 

Your opportunity:

We are looking to appoint someone who has a Level 3 HR qualification, combined with an interest and understanding of payroll management, to join Glyn as a HR People Operations Advisor. The successful candidate will have experience working within a school environment, and will work as part of the regional people team, led by the Regional People Partner, to deliver an expert service to our schools, including:

  • Carrying out HR People administration duties across a range of People activities, including data management and reporting, compliance and general People administration
  • Undertaking recruitment and on-boarding administration, ensuring compliance with regulations and procedures, particularly with regard to safer recruiting
  • Maintaining regular and effective communications with a range of school colleagues and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Communicating and actioning payroll information to our provider timely and accurately
  • Providing advice to colleagues to support a successful resolution on first line HR queries such as employment terms and conditions and GLF’s policies and procedures.

This role will be primarily based at Glyn School, with an occasional need to support other schools, when required. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. 

Why should you work at Glyn School?

Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form.

The Post-16 journey is extremely important and we are proud to provide our students with an exceptionally comprehensive provision that caters for students of all abilities. We work hard to ensure that the time spent in Years 12 and 13 is not only academically challenging, but also richly rewarding and highly enjoyable. We are also fortunate to benefit from outstanding parental support and this ensures that communication between home and school is frequent and effective.

Glyn School has a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant Level 3 (or above) HR qualification
  • A good awareness and understanding of People administration, to ensure compliance with regulation and procedures
  • Previous school experience
  • Experience managing payroll authorisation and submission procedures
  • The ability to prioritise and organise workloads to tight and changing deadlines

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity, and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details:

Start date: 1 September 2024 – Handover days to be arranged in July 2024

Contract type: Permanent

Pay Scale: GLF Senior Specialist £32,136 - £35,000 (FTE)

Annual pay (pro-rata): £29,315 - £31,928

Working hours: 36 hours per week, 41 weeks a year (term time plus 2 weeks)

Closing date: Friday 14 June 2024 5.00pm

Interview Date: TBC


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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