HR Coordinator - Part time
Professional Services - Brighton

Closing date: 17/10/2021

Job posted date: 05/10/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 9 - £26,427 - £28,548

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 22

Are you looking to continue your career in HR whilst working part time? Would you like the chance to establish this new role and make it your own?

This is a rare opportunity to join our highly motivated, friendly and supportive People Operations team who are key to ensuring a professional, effective and efficient HR, pay and pension services for our staff, academies and Professional Services departments.

The role

Day to day you will supervise our People Administrators and work closely with our Academy Business managers to ensure an excellent and compliant end-to-end HR administration service throughout the employee lifecycle. You will also provide first line advice, guidance and support for line managers on People policies, procedures and processes such as flexible working and on staff terms and conditions.

The role is offered on a permanent contract, working 22 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, the pro rata salary equates to £15,713.35 per annum. 

Many of our staff work in a variety of different ways and we wouldn't want to lose our perfect candidate based on hours or working pattern. This role is offered on a hybrid arrangement with part home and part office working but please talk to us about any flexibility you might need. Whilst we can't promise to give you exactly what you require we will always happily consider what is possible for the role. 

Our ideal candidate

You will be an experienced HR generalist, ideally with some experience of line management/supervision. Excellent organisational and time management skills and a meticulous eye for detail are a must. You will also need to be competent using Microsoft Office and HR information systems (we use iTrent).

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer include our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies which are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Take a closer look.

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Elly Clemmans, People Operations Manager, via email:

Closing Date: 17th October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Proposed start date: As soon as possible

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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