Human Resources Project Administrator

Plume, Maldon's Community Academy, Maldon

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Job Ref No. ECC5402-568S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: actual annual pay at £11,971 (pro rata equivalent
Position Start Date: 03/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 08/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: From 8 July or sooner  

Job Description

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Human Resources Project Administrator

We are seeking an HR Project Administrator to join our team and provide support for various HR projects and initiatives on a fixed-term basis to commence in September 2024 until July 2025. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting the Direct of HR in coordinating project activities, maintaining project documentation, scheduling meetings, and assisting with data analysis. The HR Project Administrator will also collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure project milestones are met and deliverables are completed on time. This role requires strong organisational and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. The post offers an excellent opportunity to work in a strong Human Resources Department in our highly successful academy, which holds a good Ofsted status.

Personal Qualities

The successful applicant should have a minimum level of qualifications, including level 2 in Mathematics and English at a minimum C grade [or grade 4] at GCSE, and equivalent experience in HR or Project related subject. It is desirable that the applicant has further relevant qualifications e.g. A Levels/Level 3 qualification or degree.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, multitasking, proactive, hardworking, enthusiastic, have a high level of commitment and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities of the Post Holder

The responsibilities of the postholder will be in accordance with the Human Resources Project Administrator job description.

Remuneration and Working Time
The contract will commence on 3 September 2024. The hours of work required for the role are 24 hours per week split over 3 or 4 days, including Fridays (3 days 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. with a half-hour unpaid lunch break or 4 days from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) term time only, 38 weeks per year. Band 2, Points 11-14. The offered salary is £22,070 FTE (2024 pending salary award), with actual annual pay at £11,971 (pro rata equivalent of Point 11), including holiday pay.

Application Process
If you are interested in the position and wish to discuss the post prior to application, please email Mrs. Dorcas Ologunde, Director of HR at, to arrange a telephone conversation. We are very proud of our academy and what we can offer new members of our collaborative team. The Director of HR will be pleased to discuss the post and provide more information about the post and the academy in general.

To apply please complete the Plume Academy online application form available at:

Closing Date: noon 8 July 2024. Interviews are likely to take place during that week, however, candidates may be taken through to interview sooner.

Plume Academy remains fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Information about the School

Work at a place where you feel valued and recognised. An environment where imagination and creativity counts. Work with us.

Currently the third largest secondary school in Essex as a single academy trust and growing, we are focused on enhancing our future structure and have roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new variety for the benefits of our students. At Plume Academy you will find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to contribute and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive family. Employing over 250 staff, from teaching and learning to management and administration, you will find opportunities at every level, across both of our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in assisting with our continual development. In return, we will support, nurture and reward you with benefits from training and development to responsibility recognition.

Plume had a successful Ofsted inspection in November 2023 and was judged a ‘good’ Academy. Ofsted acknowledged the high quality of teaching and excellent relationships in the Academy.

Plume Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, demonstration of ability, together with the receipt of references.

If you would like to telephone the HR Department prior to completing the application form, they would be pleased to discuss the role in further detail and arrange a visit to the academy.

We look forward to hearing from you!

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

HR Department
Fambridge Road, Maldon
Essex, CM9 6AB
Telephone: 01621 854681

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