Job Description

St Mary’s Independent School is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, and experienced individual to establish and develop an efficient and professional HR capability internal to the School and to improve the quality and efficiency of the governance process.

The appointment of the HR & Compliance Officer and Clerk to the Governors is pivotal to the success of the School providing a comprehensive service across the School, supporting and advising staff in all aspects of HR, administering the Safer Recruitment process and providing administrative support to the Head of Finance & Operations in Regulatory Compliance.

The successful applicant must be a credible HR professional who is comfortable with the wider, more general responsibilities incumbent on a member of the non-teaching team within an educational organization. The role will report to the Head of Finance & Operations, who has overall responsibility for all recruitment and legal compliance.

For more information about the role, please email or telephone Emma Castelli, HR & Compliance Officer on 01206 572544

To apply, please download and complete the Application form at the bottom of the Vacancies page, and return it to the school as a scan by email, or by post For the Attention of E Castelli, HR & Compliance Officer, St Mary’s School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3RB.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.