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HR Manager
  • Employer: Star Primary School
  • Reference: Pri/20/118880
  • Published: Wed 15/01/2020, 12:30 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/01/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Star Primary School, Newham

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HR Manager



Star Primary School


Star Lane, Canning Town, London, E16 4NH

Tel: 020 7476 5336


HR Manager – 1 year fixed term contract

3 days per week, 1 year maternity cover

SO1 -Term Time only, points 23-25 (£29,766- £30,708 before pro-rata)

Start date: Easter 2020 or earlier


Star Primary School is a vibrant multi-cultural school committed to excellent educational provision.

We are looking to recruit an innovative, highly-skilled, motivated and experienced HR Manager who can undertake a broad range of human resources related duties within the school. The post holder must be a confident professional working closely with the senior management team to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient HR Advisory service delivering in line with best practice and up- to-date employment legislation.


The post holder will need to work on their own initiative within a busy environment, have excellent organisational and ICT skills, and be able to advise the Senior Leadership Team and the Governing Body on HR matters. The ideal candidate will have a background in school /educational Human Resources with demonstrable experience of managing HR. Experience of working with SIMs or a similar MIS package would be advantageous.

Purpose of the job:


  • To provide timely advice on HR issues and manage a varied employee relations case load, ensuring compliance with legislation and HR policies and procedures.
  • Be responsible for reviewing and improving the HR operating model within the school.
  • Be able to design tools and templates to support staff in undertaking different HR activities as well as relevant training.
  • Be the key point of contact for the Head teacher and school for any HR queries, including contracts, terms and conditions, payroll, HR policies and entitlements.
  • Manage all sickness and absence procedures


We can offer you the opportunity to work with fantastic children and an effective and dedicated staff team, with the support of enthusiastic governors and parents. We provide excellent opportunities for furthering your professional development and a chance to make a real difference to our school. We can also offer a supportive and nurturing working environment and excellent employee wellbeing benefits.

The school is committed to professional development and equality for all staff and will provide a high level of induction and training for new staff members. 


Visits to the school are warmly invited. Please make an appointment to visit the school through Forhana Begum on 0207 476 5336.

Application forms are available from the school website directly or email:


Closing Date: 29th January 2020

Interviews to be held on 31st January 2020


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.