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Schools can be the most inspiring communities on earth, but there can be many pressures that stifle their potential. SSAT is a membership organisation enabling ambitious schools to break through by thinking differently. We help with our knowledge of what works in schools, our world-leading CPD programmes and our thriving networks of school leaders and teachers – the most extensive in the country.

HR Officer

Senior Finance Officer

Director of School Improvement


HR Officer

Salary: £23,000-£27,000
Job description

The role

Reporting into the Head of HR, you will provide high quality, beginning to end, generalist HR service which puts customers at the forefront of everything we do.

You will be expected to proactively manage recruitment campaigns and lead on the coordination and delivery of induction and training workshops to our staff.

You will cover the full HR Admin spectrum as well as being the first point of contact for advice and guidance to line managers.

You will have the opportunity to support on key projects under the supervision of the Head of HR. HR is a busy department, so the ability to manage your own time, and prioritise your own workload is crucial. The successful candidate will have:

  • ACIPD qualification or be working towards it
  • Experience of working within a busy customer focused HR department
  • Proven experience of providing generalist HR advice and guidance
  • Experience of providing advice and guidance to managers and staff on the full range of HR policies, procedures.

The role will suit candidates who already have a good grounding in HR, are passionate about making a difference and are ready for the next step up to take on more responsibility and develop wider skills.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk by 12 noon on Sunday 23 April 2017. In your supporting statement, please ensure that you address key requirements of the personal specification, including relevant examples of how you have met them.


Senior Finance Officer

Salary: £26,000-£31,000
Job description

The role

To provide proactive comprehensive financial support to all employees at an operational level. To act as the go-to person for all staff in relation to general queries about finance processes and procedures. To adopt a right first-time approach ensuring accuracy, responsiveness and a high quality output in delivering the general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable processes. To produce high quality month-end reporting and analysis. To demonstrate a forward-thinking approach and to introduce time-saving solutions.

The ideal candidate will be working towards a recognized accounting qualification and will be part-qualified.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please email your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk before 12 midnight on Friday 21 April 2017 to apply. In your cover letter, please ensure that you address key requirements of the personal specification, including relevant examples of how you have met them.


Director of School Improvement

Salary: £70,000-£85,000
Job description

The role

This is a new post created to develop SSAT’s strategy to school improvement – whatever the status of the school and to develop our offer to multi-academy trusts. The post-holder will work closely with the Director of Education and the Education Team, Head of Membership and Head of Policy and Public Affairs. They will also work with the Director of Operations on bidding for contracts.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Current experience at senior level working in an academy – free standing or in a MAT.
  • Evidence of successfully/significantly impacting area of whole school improvement.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the work of academies and MATs.
  • Experience and knowledge of school improvement strategies.
  • A minimum of ten years teaching experience and deep understanding of pedagogy.
  • Good academic achievement preferably to Masters level.
  • Experience of generating income or a willingness to develop the required skills.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk before 12 Midnight on Sunday 23 April 2017. Interviews dates are to be confirmed.

SSAT is an equal opportunities employer.


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