HR Officer

Starting Salary: £29,834.00

Full Time | 37 hours | All Year Round (possibility for discussion around working hours/term time only+)

Start Date: June 2024 

Head Office | Support Staff
Application Deadline

The role

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled HR Officer to join our team at Matrix Academy Trust. The main purpose of the role is to support the HR Director and provide all aspects of a comprehensive HR support service across the Trust.

Key responsibilities include managing sickness absence, ensuring that Trust Policies are being adhered to, assisting Central Team Managers with employee relations and collating and analysing data.

This role is based from Matrix Head Office however, you will be required to travel across all Trust School sites as required and therefore, you will need daily access to a vehicle.

About you

We are looking for someone who is passionate about HR and committed to the continual development of HR policies and processes across the Trust. Required skills and experience include:

  • Minimum qualification of CIPD Level 5 (or working towards);
  • At least one years’ experience in a HR based role;
  • Being able to be proactive and prioritise own workload;
  • Having up to date knowledge on HR and legislation.

Please see the job description and person specification for more details.

About us

It is an exciting time to join an expanding and thriving Trust. Our central Head Office supports seven Academies across the West Midlands with over 800 staff employed and 7,000 pupils. We always say ‘if it’s not good enough for our own families it’s not good enough for our pupils’ and we really mean what we say. Every child deserves an exceptional education.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.

To apply, please complete our application form available from and send to HR Director

Application Deadline: 27th May 2024 

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early.

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education