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HR Assistant
  • Employer: Lime Academy Forest Approach
  • Reference: LIME-S/21/156404
  • Published: Thu 24/06/2021, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/07/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,483.00 - £28,992.00
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Forest Approach – Settle Road, Romford, RM3 9YA, Essex

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HR Assistant

HR Assistant

Lime Trust is looking for an HR Assistant to join their team. The Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

This post will be primarily based in Lime Academy Forest Approach, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children with complex needs, including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment, aged 2-19. However, you may also be asked to assist with other Lime Schools from time to time. You may also, on occasions, be required to travel to our other sites.

Vision and values

The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Trust strive to improve life chances for all and be respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

  • Always working to be brilliant
  • Putting children first
  • Setting the standard
  • Building capacity-rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Self-worth
  • Partnership
  • Enjoyment
  • Communication (a voice for all)
  • Trust

The successful candidate

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to provide HR support to our schools as specified above. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail, be proactive and be confident working with people. The successful candidate will also demonstrate:

  • a calm manner and be able to deal with situations professionally and confidentially
  • possess good IT skills
  • be able to appropriately prioritise their work on a daily basis
  • be able to work under their own initiative, be well organised, manage deadlines, update and keep accurate records
  • be a team player and be flexible in their approach to work
  • have excellent communication skills, and be able work effectively with school leaders and external stakeholders

Trust Benefits: 

The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration, support and development, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Benefits include:

  • A welcoming and supportive team
  • Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • Support with the government child care voucher scheme
  • CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for career development
  • Enhanced maternity leave benefits
  • National pay rates
  • Cycle to work scheme

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 26 July 2021

Interviews: tbc

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before the appointment.