Trust HR Administrator Apprentice

Vacancy Details

  • Atlas Multi Academy Trust

  • St Albans

HR Support

The post holder is required to perform the duties below.  S/he will report to the Trust HR Manager and will demonstrate a genuine commitment to our equal opportunities policy and the well-being of all students.
This job description will be reviewed annually and will form the basis of the staff appraisal procedure.  Any issues relating to the review of this job description should be brought to the notice of the Head Teacher by the post holder through the senior line manager.  The post holder will undertake the following specific responsibilities in order to fulfil our statutory requirements, school aims, policies and targets.
The post holder will undertake the following specific responsibilities in order to fulfil our statutory requirements, school aims, policies and targets.

Strategic Role:

To assist the HR team in providing an efficient and effective professional HR service for the Trust, undertaking a wide range of administrative tasks and activities involved in the employment lifecycle.

Core Tasks:
  • Ensure all hardcopy and electronic files and records are up to date and accurate for permanent and contract staff
  • Prepare and amend accurate HR documents where necessary i.e. maternity letters, employment contracts and change in contracts.
  • Assist with reporting regularly on HR metrics, such as company turnover
  • Responsible for the absence management system and the relevant updating of data and reports for Governors and the Senior Leadership Team
  • Ensure probation procedures are initiated and completed by line managers in a timely manner
  • Ensure employee exit procedures are followed
  • Contribute to the ongoing review and improvement of operational processes
Trust HR Team Support
  • Research, initiate and action a number of wellbeing events to support the welfare of the Trust staff
  • Assist with administration required for the submission of an accurate monthly payroll, ensuring the inclusion of new starters, leavers, contractual variations, annual increments, holiday and sick days etc.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining the Single Central Record for St Albans Girls’ School and the collation of the relevant references and safeguarding checks
  • Assist with the Trust’s induction process to ensure that all staff are provided with a positive and effective introduction to the Trust
  • Support recruitment, selection and appointment activity where required
  • Support with ad-hoc projects as appropriate to workload, experience and professional development requirements
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Undertake all relevant training including safer recruitment qualification in order to ensure best practice recruitment processes
Personal Spec:
  • Strong work ethic
  • Organised
  • Excellent attitude
  • Passion for a career in HR


Organisational chart:

Chief Operating Officer —– Trust HR Manager —- HR Administrator

  • There will be an opportunity for career progression, if appropriate to the needs of the school and has been assessed and appraised in conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer and Head Teacher


Location – AL3 6DB