HR Administrator

The HR Administrator will provide general administrative support within the HR team. The postholder will provide support to enable the delivery of a complete and comprehensive service to all GL Education employees. Areas of involvement will be recruitment, general HR administration, training, employee relation, performance and absence management activities.

Schools want to do the best for every pupil. The more they know about a pupil (strengths, weaknesses and rates of progress) - the more they can find the best way to teach them. Our top-quality products let them do this and are therefore improving teaching, learning and assessment in classrooms across the world.

GL Assessment is the leading provider of formative assessments to UK schools, as well as providing assessments for overseas ministries and British, bilingual and international schools in over 100 countries worldwide

The Role:

  • Support with recruitment activities to include posting adverts across multiple platforms, sourcing and screening applicants, setting interviews and providing candidate feedback
  • Assist with recruitment agency liaison as necessary, allowing some exposure to agency rate negotiation and agreement monitoring 
  • Provide administrative support to the HR team; Preparation of offer letters, contracts, general employee change letters, pension enrolment letters with the support of the wider HR team.
  • Employee referencing and additional background checks as required (DBS)
  • Monitoring of the HR email inbox and the XCD online requests for general HR queries (where you can assign to the appropriate team member)
  • Assist with the updating and maintenance of the HR, Payroll and Recruitment management information system, XCD
  • Provide support with the in-house induction program to onboard new starters effectively into GL
  • Assist with management and analysis of data relating to performance/ pay review and additional ad-hoc reporting
  • Coordinating office filing as required (hard copy or electronically)
  • Contribute to current and future HR projects and help implement new HR initiatives
  • To undertake any other duties to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the HR department

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

What we are looking for:

  • Able to communicate confidently, concisely and clearly in writing and verbally
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under own initiative day-to-day but within the wider team
  • Problem solver, who can provide creative solutions
  • Strong administrative experience in a busy office environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint applications 
  • Experience in a HR or Recruitment environment would be beneficial
  • College or degree educated with a desire to obtain a CIPD qualification
  • Able to deal with confidential matters sensitively and in accordance with policy 
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able and willing to travel to other offices as required


  • Access to a benefits and discount platform with access to 1000’s of discounts at retailers, leisure attractions and restaurants (GLEe provided by Reward Gateway)
  • BUPA Healthcare, Life assurance, Permanent health insurance
  • On site gym (Brentford office), weekly fruit platters, free parking facilities
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contributions
  • Season ticket loan, childcare assistance, EAP
  • Generous annual leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Covid-19 compliance/safe, managed, working environment


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