HR Officer – Cambridge

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated HR Officer? Would you like to be part of a team where your ideas and contributions will be valued with the opportunity to make a real impact? In this pivotal role, you will work alongside a solution and people focused HR Team who are passionate about HR and work collaboratively to implement improvements to the schools.

This is a truly exciting time to be joining the Central HR Team as they build on their new business partnering model. If you are looking for a role that combines passion, growth, and the opportunity to make a difference then we would love to hear from you!!!

Working for this forward-thinking multi-academy trust you will be providing HR support to 2 schools, spending a day in each as well as travelling to the central HR teams office in Cambridge. This is a hybrid role and therefore there is flexibility to work from home.

In return you will receive:

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme (CARE)
  • Free sports centre membership
  • 20% Discount on Adult Education Classes run by the Trust.
  • Employee Assistance Programme via Health Assured
  • Cycle To Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Discounted Eye Care Vouchers
  • Free Annual Flu Jab Vouchers


Duties & Responsibilities of the HR Officer: 

  • Identify and deliver the people strategy in line with business plans and wider Trust strategic objectives.
  • Support Headteachers with HR matters at a local level, providing timely guidance and seeking support from the HR Business Partner where necessary.
  • Be the HR first point of contact including managing recruitment, HR queries, processes, procedures, and some case work.
  • Support with HR projects and change programmes that support the Trust’s people vision and strategy.
  • Manage and co-ordinate all generalist HR matters ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements, HR systems and operations.
  • Gather and utilise HR management information to assess trends and enable effective performance measurement and targeting of resources.

What you will need to succeed as the HR Officer: 

  • Previous HR experience in a generalist or specialist environment.
  • Ideally have or currently studying towards Professional CIPD Membership (Associate) Level 3 or 5 qualification
  • Experience of advising and influencing managers on matters of HR operations.
  • Previous experience of managing HR processes, procedures, and policies.
  • Evidence of running training sessions and presentations would be ideal.
  • Previously worked within the education sector would be an advantage.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • To be pragmatic, adaptable, and able to come up with creative solutions in situations where policies and processes may not apply or currently exist.
  • Keen to make your mark and offer a professional HR service.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions (Desirable) 


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Claudine for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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