Wallington County Grammar School

Human Resources Officer

Required for September 2021

Salary: NJC Grade 6/7 points 18-25 paid pro rata

£10,072 - £11,360 Actual salary; per annum (dependent upon skills and experience)

 2 days per week (14.5 hours) - Thursday-Friday preferable

Term Time plus 2 weeks (4 days)

New opportunity

A chance to job share with an experienced HR Officer in a high attaining secondary school, as part of a skilled and cohesive team of teachers and support staff. The role has potential to develop.

Using your highly organised and efficient administrative skills, the key foci of this role will be to deliver an effective HR function, covering all aspects from attracting new candidates, on-boarding processes, maintaining records and management of leavers. As part of Folio Education Trust you will have the support of a team of other local HR professionals. The Trust has recently invested in the EveryHR management system, training will be given as required and professional development is widely encouraged in our schools.

We are seeking a HR professional to join our team and job share with an experienced HR Officer. Ideally you will have a sound knowledge in Human Resources and good personnel practice; a working background in education would be welcomed. 

School Context

Wallington County Grammar School is one of the most successful schools in the country. Our motto is Per Ardua ad Summa, “Through Difficulties to the Heights”, which our exceptional students exemplify each and every day. Their success, and that of our staff has been recognised by Ofsted, grading the School ‘outstanding’ in all areas This success is born from a strong set of values centred around compassion for one another, commitment to all we do, courage in facing life’s many challenges and creativity to succeed in a global 21st century society.

We are a highly selective school, admitting 150 young men from across London and the South East into Year 7 and admitting young women into the Sixth Form. We have a well-balanced, academic curriculum centred around developing scholarship and creativity which, when combined with innovative and forward thinking pedagogy, makes Wallington County Grammar School, an extremely stimulating environment in which to work.

Advantages and benefits

  • Working with high attaining and committed young men and women;
  • Joining an established cross trust team of professionals;
  • Access to a Charter Marked CPD programme (Silver Status);
  • Amenities and benefits including priority entry for children of staff; onsite parking; Ride to Work Scheme; Employee Assistance Programme and a School gym;
  • A firm commitment to staff wellbeing and work life balance;
  • A leafy setting on the edge of the beautiful Beddington Park easy access to both central London and the Surrey countryside.

Application Procedure

Please note, in compliance with safer recruitment guidelines, we only accept applications made on the School’s official application form which is available on this page. The completed form should be submitted to personnel@wcgs.org.uk.  

For enquiries regarding the role please contact Mrs Jo Johnson, HR Officer at personnel@wcgs.org.uk.

We welcome visits to the School prior to application.  Please contact Mrs Johnson to make an appointment.

Closing Date:                     12 Noon, 2nd July 2021



Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

The Candidate Privacy Notice is published on our web site www.wcgs-sutton.co.uk/Opportunities

Equal Opportunities

At Folio Education Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.

Human Resources Officer - Job Description