HR Administrator, Part time 20 hours/wk

Cobham, Surrey
£30,000 - £36,000 pro rata (The part-time salary is £15,000 - £18,000 depending on experience)
15 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type

The Yehudi Menuhin School requires a part-time HR Administrator to provide support on all HR matters on behalf of the school.

Reporting to: The Bursar

Salary: £15 000 - £18 000 depending on experience

Hours: Mon-Fri mornings or afternoons, 20 hours

Holidays: 25 days plus 8 public holidays

Lunch provided during term times

Job specification:

Day to day duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Employee Administration
    • To ensure completion of appropriate employment and vetting checks in compliance with the current ISI (Independent School Inspectorate) regulations and Keeping Children Safe in Education.
    • Liaise with the Accountant on Payroll
  • Preparing contracts of employment and contract amendments.
  • To advise and support staff with regard to vetting checks required for visitors, volunteers and contractors.
  • To provide generalist HR advice, guidance and support to all staff.
  • Update or write job descriptions for vacant positions.
  • Administer the staff employee files both manually and electronically.
  • To update the Single Central Register liaising with the Head’s PA, Bursar and Compliance Officer.
  • To keep records of induction
  • To keep records of training and CPD

This is not a definitive list of duties; you will be expected to undertake such other duties as requested from time to time.

Person Specification:


  • Educated to A level or above.
  • Good time management with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise as necessary.
  • Previous experience of working in a school and/or knowledge of HR in schools and current school safeguarding regulations.
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection awareness (although full training will be given in the area of Safeguarding and Child Protection and Safer Recruitment).
  • Experience of working in a generalist HR role (including all aspects of recruitment).
  • Up to date knowledge of employment legislation and its practical application.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels.
  • The ability to work with discretion at all times and have a calm demeanour.
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong IT skills.


  • CIPD membership

The role requires an experienced HR Administrator who is proficient with Microsoft Office 365. This is a hands on role in a small friendly team.

Closing Date for Application 9am 2 September 2019

Applications must be made using the School’s own application form available on our site. Please note that a CV without a completed application form will not be considered.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible.The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before this date, if suitable candidates present themselves.


Please click 'Apply' to submit your application.

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