School HR Administrator

Posted 20 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationBury St Edmunds
Job type Contract
DisciplineHR, Business Support & Administration
ContactGemma Scogings

Job description

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a HR Administrator / Head Teachers PA to work with in one of our partnered schools in Bury St Edmunds.

General Duties: HR Administrator

  • To manage, process and maintain all aspects of Human Resources and administrative paperwork.
  • To arrange agency supply cover.
  • Ensure staff absence is managed and recorded in line with BEST polices ensuring personnel database is maintained and appropriate records are passed to Payroll in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that line managers meet with members of staff to complete return to work meetings following a period of absence.

General Duties: PA to the Headteacher

  • To provide confidential administrative support to headteacher.
  • Organise the Headteacher's diary and arrange appointments as and when required.
  • To deal with electronic mail, both incoming and outgoing, in a secure/confidential manner.
  • Attend and take minutes at confidential meetings/hearings as requested by the Headteacher.

Working hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30 - 16.00.

Wednesday: 8.30 - 16.30

Friday: 8.30 - 15.30

Start date: September

Duration: Until October/December via Opus Teach.

However, you will have the opportunity to apply for the permeant position directly with the school, should you wish.

You will NEED:

  • Demonstrable experience in Administration
  • Excellent communication and IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment
  • A good understanding of school structure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • High levels of self-motivation and a positive approach
  • An up-to-date enhanced DBS, or on the understanding you will need to apply for one
  • Suitable professional references from previous employment

For a conversation about the role, please do give Opus Teach a call