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Granville Academy - Academy Business Officer HR



Academy Business Officer - HR


DFT Grade 4 - £20,092 - £21,322 (Pay Award Pending)

Pro-rata - £17,281.82 - £18,339.79 for the hours advertised


37 hours at 39 weeks, Term Time plus INSET days.

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            Granville Academy 

Location: Burton Road, Woodville, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR

One of the key strengths of the Academy is the positive relationships between staff and students. We have a friendly, respectful and harmonious environment.  We are truly inclusive and will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Within our school community, students and staff are known, valued, developed and supported to be successful. 

We believe that every member of our community has the right to feel safe; tolerance, respect and fairness underpin the fabric of our ethos and are promoted through the traditional British values such as treating each other with respect, being courteous and polite. We have a strong commitment to helping and encouraging our students to make a positive contribution to their community. Granville is at the heart of the Woodville community, and we take every opportunity to be involved in joint events and projects. 

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At Granville Academy we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day. 

The Candidate

Granville Academy has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and driven HR Practitioner to join their effective Business Team.  

You will report to the Business Office Manager and support the Academy in the day to day operation of the HR function. This will include tasks such as conducting new staff inductions, absence management, management of personnel records, conducting welfare meetings and general administration. You will also have the sole responsibility of maintaining the HRIS for the Academy, currently SIMS and SAM People. 

You will be professional, able to maintain confidential information and have a can-do attitude. You will also have the ability to work accurately, with attention to detail and have strong communication skills.

Finally, you will be educated to GCSE level (C grade or equivalent). Any professional qualifications in HR, as well as experience within an educational setting and liaising with Union representatives will be a distinct advantage.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be an ‘Employer of Choice’ and is committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Applicants for position are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy HR Officer on 01283 216765.

How to Apply:

Closing date: 1st November 2021
Interview date: TBC
Start date: ASAP

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372603 and ask to speak to Rhiannon Mayne, HR Officer.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.