General HR Assistant (Maternity cover)

General HR Assistant (Maternity cover)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and suitably experienced General HR Assistant at North Star Community Trust, where you will be responsible for providing outstanding and professional administration support to the team.

Key aspects of this role are supporting the administration activity relating to the employee life cycle and supporting the work of the HR team at our Academies. You will also play a key role in the administration of the HR system (EveryHR).

This role requires working at a fast pace and the ability to work well under pressure.

The successful candidate will come from an administrative background. Previous HR experience would be an advantage although it is not essential as full training will be given.

North Star Community Trust is a Charitable Trust set up to run and manage three Primary and one Secondary Academy serving approximately 2600 children. Based in Edmonton we are focused on driving up the quality of education provision and standards. Our secondary school will be enrolling our first group of students in our new sixth form in September 2023.

Working at NSCT Academies brings many additional benefits for our dedicated and valued staff, including:

  • Continued professional development and opportunities across the Trust.
  • Health Shield membership (employee assistant programme supporting with wellbeing and offers many attractive discounts).
  • Pension scheme
  • A subsidised canteen for lunches
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free onsite parking

Please ensure to complete the personal statement section using the full person specification of the attached job pack.

For more information on this role or about Enfield Heights Academy, please do not hesitate to call HR on 0208 443 0708 ext: 692/691/613.


We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In line with KCSIE updates, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.