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Job Vacancies | St Patrick's RC High School

Message from the Head

"At St Patrick’s it is our mission to ensure that children experience a truly great Catholic education that enables them to flourish academically and shine personally, preparing them for a happy and successful adult life. We are committed to helping every child become the very best version of themselves.
Our school motto is, ‘amazing things happen here’ and you only have to spend five minutes in our school to realise that this is absolutely true. We have a strong and dedicated team of professionals who challenge and support students to achieve amazing things and they work hard to create an environment, built on mutual respect, whereby students rise to the challenges set for them. Our strength comes from our drive for excellence in all that we do and our consistent and persistent approach.

We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where staff feel valued and trusted and where collaborative working is at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise the importance of supporting our staff to continuously develop in order for them to achieve their own professional career goals.
If you meet the role criteria and are an excellent practitioner and believe that a great education can transform a child’s life and future, we would love to hear from you!"

Mrs Alison Byrne


Safer Recruitment

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be advised that we are unable to accept CVs for any position within the schools.  Each advert will include the relevant application form for the position.  Please only submit completed application forms when applying for positions within our Catholic School Collaborative.  


Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals and appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. 


HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Job Title: HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Salary/Grade: NJC 2C, 14-18 (Pro Rata £24,969 - £26,736)
Contract Details: Full time position (with consideration for part time), Fixed term, 1 year
Hours of duty: Mon-Fri 36 hours per week,
Term time only plus 3 weeks during summer break
Start date: subject to clearances

The Governors of St Patricks RC High School are looking to appoint a suitably experienced HR Assistant to join our friendly team.

The successful candidate will be working across all functions within the HR department, including recruitment and Learning and Development as required.

This role will interact with employees and new starters assisting with generalist HR queries and processing administrative tasks throughout the HR lifecycle.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• Act as the first point of contact for staff queries in relation to (but not limited to) Onboarding and inductions
• Consultancy and other methods of engagement
• Contract extensions
• Annual leave entitlement
• Leavers processes
• Support Business School Manager
• Build effective working relationships from first point of interaction with staff across the School
• Build effective working relationships from first point of interaction with new starters and existing staff
• Support wider HR function to ensure effective working practices and positive issue resolution.

For further information, please contact Fahyia Uddin, HR Assistant, on 0161 921 2340 or by email at fahyia.uddin@salford.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 17th December 2023
Interview date: 20th December 2023

Application packs can be downloaded below. 

Completed applications and supporting documentation should then be submitted by email to Fahyia.Uddin@salford.gov.uk.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.


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St Patrick's RC High School
56 New Lane, Eccles, Manchester M30 7JJ