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HR Administrator

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Thurston Community College
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
HR Administrator
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
11 July 2020 12:00 PM
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15 hpw, 39 weeks per year.

Required from September 2020.

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly administration team and HR colleagues, you will provide HR administrative support to the college encompassing the whole employee lifecycle.

You will be involved with:

  • informing payroll / HR of all staff changes using appropriate methods of communication
  • inputting of data to maintain staff records
  • processing payroll claims
  • assisting with pre employment checks
  • processing and recording a variety of staff returns and documentation.

You will have administrative or HR experience, ideally gained within a school or education environment. You must have a high attention to detail, experience of using and maintaining HR systems is desirable, excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also be flexible and adaptable when needed.

Thurston Community College is a thriving mixed comprehensive school which boasts a strong sense of community, a supportive, caring ethos and a positive, friendly atmosphere. Thurston Community College offers an exciting, dynamic learning environment, where students display a positive attitude to learning and make good progress.

“The behaviour of pupils is good. Pupils enjoy school and say that they feel well supported.  Most groups of pupils, including the most able and those who are disadvantaged, now make strong progress from their starting points.”  (Ofsted, March 2018)

Staff work collaboratively, share a common sense of purpose and are relentless in the pursuit of outcomes of the highest quality for every student. 

“Staff morale is high and most staff are positive about the leadership and management of the school. This is because leaders have provided them with high-quality training and supported their development well at all levels.  Newly qualified and trainee teachers are passionate advocates of the school and its pupils. School leaders support them well and subject leaders develop their teaching skills through regular mentoring and effective support.” (Ofsted, March 2018)

Thurston Community College enjoys a rural location with free parking and convenient transport links to Cambridge, Ipswich and London. If you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities; if you relish the prospect of joining our team of outstanding staff; please visit our website for more information and an application form. We very much look forward to hearing from you. 

An application pack is available to download from the related information section. 

Completed application forms should be returned to admin@thurstoncollege.org

Interview date: w/c 13 July 2020.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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