HR Advisor
Ark Burlington Danes Academy
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This is a fantastic opportunity to join Ark Burlington Danes Academy as an HR Advisor.

Ark Burlington Danes Academy is a non-selective, all-through comprehensive school that serves a local community with a high degree of social disadvantage. Our mission is to ensure that every child, regardless of background, has the right to access the highest qualifications, best universities and most competitive careers. Our teachers are firmly committed to our vision. We believe in a ‘no excuses’ culture and strive to ensure that our students have the best academic education possible, supported by an excellent enrichment and pastoral programme to ensure our children develop into rounded, successful individuals who will thrive in the outside world. We are a learning community that invests heavily in developing the teaching and leadership skills of all our staff through our in-house programmes and the outstanding training provision of the Ark network.   

We are now looking to recruit an HR Advisor.  As an integral member of the operations team, you will lead on the day to day HR service provision across the academy. You will manage HR administration and provide a high quality and confidential advisory HR service. 

Our ideal candidate will:
  • have experience of working in HR and using a HR Database in a school environment (Highly desirable)
  • hold an HR qualification (ideally CIPD Level 5 or above) or other relevant HR qualification, or working towards it 
  • Good IT skills, highly competent using Microsoft Office
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills 
In this role you will have the opportunity to: 
  • join one of the most successful academies in England
  • work in high quality facilities
  • receive unrivalled training and professional development
  • join a network of Ark schools and benefit from the support of experienced network colleagues
  • gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including reduced gym membership and large retail discounts.
If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you. For information about the school, please go to Visits to the academy before application submission are welcomed. Please contact Julia Morson on 0208 735 4972 or email to arrange this.  

To apply, please complete the online application by visiting: Please complete your application by 11am on Friday 14th December.  Applications will be reviewed as soon as we receive them so we encourage candidates to submit their applications early. If you have any technical issues please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or email  

Location: Ark Burlington Danes Academy, Wood Lane, London W12 0HR
Closing Date: 11am on Friday 14th December 2018
Start Date: January 2019
Salary:  Ark Support Staff Inner London Band 8 - £28,489 to £34,643 per annum 

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
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