HR Coordinator – Uppingham Careers

HR Coordinator

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 pa
Closing date: 17 March 2023, 12:00 am


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Coordinator to play a key role providing a high-quality HR administration service across the employee life cycle at Uppingham School.

Uppingham School employs over 600 staff and you will ensure that the delivery of HR administration to the organisation is of the highest standard and provided in a timely and efficient manner. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring paper and electronic HR records are up to date, accurate and comply with legislation
  • Administering compliance processes for all new starters
  • Ensuring the Single Centre Record (SCR) is up-to-date at all times
  • Preparing HR related correspondence in relation to contractual changes
  • Producing standard monthly reports as required (e.g. starters, leavers, changes, probationary, absence)
  • Ensuring the timely submission of any new or amended payroll information
  • Ensuring probationary review processes are undertaken in a timely manner
  • Supporting HR Business Partners in the timely production and issuing of offer letters and contracts and amendments
  • Coordinating  the induction process

You will need good experience within an HR environment with strong knowledge of HR systems, reporting, processes and terminology. You will also need to be highly discreet with confidential information and be able to demonstrate professionalism and respect for confidentiality. The ability to act with limited supervision and effectively communicate and deal tactfully with people at all levels is equally important.

In return, Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer, including:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of staff (subject to change at any time)
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice
  • Occupational Health Services to support staff who have health/medical issues
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Working towards Investors in Diversity

For further details on this role and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 17th March 2023. 

Interviews will take place on 22nd March 2023.

HR Coordinator – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.