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Human Resources Officer - Hamworthy Primary Schools Federation (Twin Sails Infant School & Nursery and Hamworthy Park Junior School)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

ROLE:                                Human Resources Officer

SCHOOL:                          Hamworthy Primary Schools Federation (Twin Sails Infant School & Nursery and Hamworthy Park Junior School)

HOURS:                            28 hrs per week

                                           40 weeks a year (term time including Inset Days, plus 1 week)

SALARY:                           Grade F points 12-17 (£26,421- £28,770 per annum pro rata)

                                           From £17,562 per annum

CLOSING DATE:               Midnight – Sunday 2 June 2024

INTERVIEW DATE:          Friday 7 June 2024

START DATE:                   To be discussed on successful application. The Federation wish to provide the successful candidate with sufficient handover time; therefore, our preference is to start week beginning 8 July 2024, but this is flexible with 1 week either side of the date.


‘Every Child, Every Day, Every Possibility.’

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an HR Officer to join our experienced team at Hamworthy Primary Schools, part of Hamwic Education Trust (HET).


HET is a large, fast-paced Trust with currently 35 academies across the South Coast. Linked to 6 community-based partnerships, there are 32 primary academies, 2 secondary and 1 hospital school.


‘All about the Child’

At HET, we aim to put the child at the centre of everything we do.  We believe that by doing this, it drives our ethos and values to do the best we can for our children.


‘What about Sam’

Sam is the name we have given to the notional Hamwic child.  By asking ourselves ‘What about Sam?’ we ensure that we put our pupils at the heart of our decision making.


If you are seeking an authentic experience in a progressive and award-winning school, then consider this your personal invitation to HPS. We are a heavily oversubscribed community school, which proudly and successfully, delivers values-led education. We are known for our excellent career progression routes and we attract professionals who are willing to contribute to our sustained success, whilst embracing our family ethos. 


The HR Officer will work closely with our School Operations Manager and Office Manager to deliver a professional, friendly and efficient HR service to the school. This role will involve a variety of administrative HR activities including recruitment, pre-employment checks, safeguarding, absence recording and some involvement with basic employee relations matters.


About the role, we are looking for someone who:

  • has previous experience in HR administration, ideally in a school environment
  • may be a Foundation or Associate member of the CIPD; through our apprenticeship levy we can support further development
  • has a strong customer focus to support the development and delivery of our HR service
  • has experience of successfully following and implementing policies and procedures 
  • has an interest in enhancing employee well-being


About you, we are looking for someone who:

  • has excellent administrative and organisational skills and is able to sustain a high level of efficiency and attention to detail
  • Is able to maintain utmost confidentiality at all times with respect to staff information
  • has the ability to work to deadlines in a busy and demanding environment
  • is proactive, confident and reliable, with excellent communication skills
  • has high expectations in terms of their own performance as well as that of our pupils


Is this you?


It is an exciting time to join Hamworthy Primary Schools. If you like a challenge and are passionate about what you do, we’d like to hear from you.



  • Supportive and welcoming team
  • Specialist resources and high quality working environment
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • An individual induction programme supported by a mentor 
  • Networking groups across the partnerships and Trust
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where all conditions are met)
  • Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy
  • Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages
  • Access to a staff benefits portal through Vivup
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members



Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and complete the application form, which can be found at and return to Lynnette Davies,



All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.



The Hillary Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Education Trust. At the Hamwic Education Trust we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior leaders.

Our staff have opportunities to work on cross phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.

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