Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary range £24,000pa to £28,500pa (pro-rata for term-time working)
25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type


Required for January 2020

Salary range £24,000pa to £28,500pa (pro-rata for term-time working)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven HR professional to use their knowledge and experience providing advice and guidance on a wide range of HR matters. The Human Resources Officer reports directly to the Head of HR providing generalist HR support to all staff and departments in a professional manner. 

You must have a strong background working as a true HR generalist to advise on all areas of employee relations.  You will need to bring a positive and cheerful disposition to the role as well as being pro-active and resilient in approach.

You must be able to build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and be used to working in a fast-paced HR Department.  You must: 

  • have a minimum of CIPD Level 4 or above, with a strong HR employment history.
  • have all round knowledge of employment law and best practice in providing good quality advice to managers and employees on a wide range of HR matters.
  • be confident in HR processes and procedures with a good understanding of employment legislation. 
  • have excellent all-round experience of the recruitment and selection with an understanding of safer recruitment procedures in an educational environment.   
  • Be able to effectively support managers in investigations, disciplinary and grievances etc.
  • be a highly proficient user of IT.
  • be experienced in analysing reports and producing statistical data.
  • be a good negotiator, have problem solving skill, and able to deploy tact and diplomacy in a traditional environment. 
  • be well organised, task orientated and able to co-ordinate and prioritise a range of activities.
  • have a can-do attitude, be personable but able to be firm when needed.

We will consider candidates who want to work full-time all year round or term-time working.  We offer an excellent employment package with a competitive salary. 

A full recruitment pack, including job description can be obtained from  or alternatively from (01743) 280834      email:

Closing Date:  12 noon, Monday 14th October 2019
Interviews:  Friday 18 October 2019

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service