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HR Officer

Future Education

£16 - 22 per hour


Temporary | Part Time



Job Title: HR Officer

Company: SEN School
Location: Croydon 
Commencement: As Soon as Possible
Salary: £16 to £21 per hours 
Hours: 8:30am to 4pm 
Days: 2 days Per week 

About this SEN School: This SEN school is a vibrant educational institution dedicated to providing high-quality education for children aged 4-19 years old with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. Committed to collaboration with various partners, they offer individualised education while fostering strong relationships with families and carers to ensure consistency between home and school environments.

Position Overview: We are seeking a proactive and detail-oriented HR Officer to join their Operations team. Working closely with the School Business Manager, you will be responsible for the efficient administrative functioning of our HR department. This role encompasses various HR tasks including recruitment, onboarding, absence management, probation, and maintaining the school's Single Central Record (SCR).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruitment processes from start to finish, including onboarding procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records in HR systems and oversee absence management.
  • Ensure adherence to safer recruitment practices and staff safeguarding checks.
  • Uphold knowledge of relevant policies, codes of practice, and legislation.
  • Oversee the school's SCR and ensure its accuracy and compliance.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office and database management for record-keeping and report generation.
  • Facilitate induction and probation systems effectively.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • A solid understanding of HR practices within an educational setting.
  • Proven experience in recruitment, onboarding, and HR systems.
  • Familiarity with absence management policies and related procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to multitask efficiently.
  • Demonstrated professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and a solution-oriented approach.
  • Resilience, calm demeanor, and a good sense of humor.


  • Previous HR experience, preferably within a school environment.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure while meeting deadlines.
  • Focus on the impact and outcomes of HR activities.


  • Access to a comprehensive CPD program.
  • Opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of our incredible children.
  • Join a dedicated and supportive team in a caring school environment.

If you are passionate about contributing to an inclusive learning community and possess the necessary HR expertise, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your CV outlining your suitability for the role.

If you would like to know more about the role please do not hesitate to contact Jamie Robinson at Future Education