HR Officer (Academic & Support)

May 15, 2022

Job Description

Sedbergh School and Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School are seeking a highly professional, motivated and positive person to join their busy and expanding HR team as HR Officer (Academic & Support).

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys working with a wide variety of people, within varied environment. The HR Officer (Academic & Support) is a key role here at Sedbergh, working across both the Prep and Senior Schools. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the HR Manager, the HR Team, and line managers across the Academic & Support Departments to offer HR advice and support. The role involves supporting new staff during their induction process and being able to provide a wide range of assistance and advice during their career at the School.

The incumbent of this position meets a huge variety of people, and it is essential that they are able to provide a warm welcome to staff and other contacts, whilst operating at the highest professional standards.

The successful candidate will be part of a small but highly dedicated team, which comprises: HR Manager, HR Advisor, HR Officer (Operations), Recruitment Officer and HR Administrator. The HR Department is truly at the core of the School, being responsible for all employee related matters, including sourcing, recruiting and vetting staff, managing and administering all employment related matters, providing advice and guidance for staff and ensuring compliance with necessary policy and legislation.

The role will be full time and fixed term until the end of February 2023.

In exchange the School will offer:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme – to include life cover while remaining within the scheme;
  • Statutory Sick Pay entitlement – conditional on meeting the demands of the scheme;
  • Ride2Work;
  • Service awards;
  • Free car parking;
  • Opportunity to see School productions;
  • Staff events and family fun days!
  • Sedbergh School staff can use the School’s vast facilities (outside the School timetabling) including the indoor swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, and the incredible state of the art Hirst Sport Centre.

To find out more about this vacancy please download the Candidate Information Brochure here.

Due to the needs of the school and the department, we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date. This job may also close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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