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Senior Business Support Officer - HR Admin - Temporary for 12 months in the first instance

Pay Grade: 
5 (Spinal Column Points 15 to 20) £27,803 to £30,296

Salary / Actual Part Time Salary:

£9,944 per annum based on the part time calculations shown below, assuming a new appointee to SCP15 with no continuous service

Hours Per Week:
15 hours per week - days / working time to be discussed

Contract Type:
Term time only plus one additional week - 40 weeks plus holiday allowance remuneration

Closing Date:
12 noon on Monday 15th January 2024

Shortlisting Date:
Wednesday 17th January 2024*

Interview Date:
Friday 26th January 2024*


With a view to starting as soon as possible in the Spring Term 2024, we are looking to appoint a Senior Business Support Officer to work in the busy environment here at Greystones Primary School. 

The person we are hhoping to appoint will have excellent written and communication skills, and highly skilled in using a wide range of computer-based programs and systems to process and report on data relating to Human Resources and associated school needs.

Somone with experience of working within a school environment, especially within HR administration, would have an advantage, but this isn't essential.  Training and coaching across the wide range of tasks and responsibilities will be given to the successful candidate.

With regards to flexible working, in the first instance this is not a role that can be fulfilled remotely due tot he nature of the work to be undertaken.  However, there is flexiblity across the days and times to be worked subject to negotiation.

If you feel you have the right mix of skills to add to the existing team then please see the instructions below regarding applying for this vacancy.

Job description, and a Person Specification where available are here

Greystones Primary is a school that is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects its staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this post.

Applying For The Job:
We require you to complete a SUPPORT STAFF application form, a Schools Criminal Records Declaration form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to apply for this role.  These forms along with other useful information about the school can be found here 


Once completed the three forms must be emailed to before the closing date deadline shown above.  Submissions received that do not include all three forms will not reach the shortlisting process.

Visiting School:

We are counducting limited-number group visits to the school for prospective employees. To enquire about visiting, please email the school business manager via the email address shown below.  It is not a requirement to visit to support your application, but you may find it useful to understand the school and ask any questions before submitting your application.

Other Queries:

Please email Nigel Brooke-Smith our School Business Manager on 

*Dates are set according to school needs and availability of staff and governors able to conduct the recruitment process.  Please make sure you are available for attending an interview on the date shown before submitting your application.

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