HR and Compliance Manager

Deadline: Sun 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Sun 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: London.
  • Our World English Schools
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 1
  • Short Term/Summer job

Job Summary

Manage HR functions:interviewing,issuing staff contracts, carrying out DBS checks, requesting references, answering staff queries, handle payroll functions via accountant, distributing payslips and other payment related documentation.
Manage preparation for British Council Inspection, ensuring compliance in all areas and taking a lead role during BC inspection, including preparing necessary documentation, briefing staff, pre-inspection of site and other aspects of the physical environment.

Details of Position

Our World English Schools has been running high-quality residential summer courses for juniors since 1989. Our flagship center is London's prestigious Dulwich College, our other centres are Caterham School in Surrey and Wycombe Abbey in Buckinghamshire. Courses are open to native and international students aged 8-17. The courses combine EFL in small classes (average 12) with cookery, vlogging, creative writing, art, journalism, craft. We also have specialist courses such as IELTS, Soccer, Tennis and Theatre and Dance; all courses include a full programme of sports, social activities and excursions.
Staff are recruited subject to satisfactory references, and applicants who do not already hold a current DBS disclosure should be aware that this will be sought before they start work for Our World. Please apply with a full CV clarifying all career gaps and include referee contact details.
We are accredited by the British Council and a member of English UK.


University degree
Previous experience of working in a management role in an educational environment including in HR
Familiarity with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel etc

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

Demonstrable people management skills
Experience of dealing with multiple administrative tasks
Knowledge of employment law and procedures
Experience of overseas cultures
Interest in the education of young people
Vetting clearance through DBS or some other approved scheme

Personal Qualities

Organised and efficient
Ability to work under direction and to take a lead where appropriate
Calm and sensible approach to work, even under pressure
A flexible and willing approach to the varied duties associated with summer school courses

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary

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