HR Project Assistant

Pay Range: £23,255 - £25,935 p.a. FTE (£8,100- £9,235 p.a. pro-rata)
Start Date: Immediately
Contract Type: 15 hours per week; term time (can be worked flexibly)
Contract Term: Fixed Term
Application Close: 06/02/2022

Pay Range:                  £23,255 – £25,935 p.a. FTE (£8,100- £9,235 p.a. pro-rata)

Grade:                          Thurrock Grade C
Position Start Date:     Immediately

Contract Type:             15 hours per week; term time (can be worked flexibly)
Contract Term:            Fixed-term until July 2022

Application Close:       6th February 2022

Interviews:                   TBC

Flexible work pattern – 15 hours per week to be worked term time between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Working days and pattern to be agreed with the successful candidate.

This post is primarily home based with occasional travel to the Trust’s head office at William Edwards School.

We are pleased to be recruiting a HR Project Assistant.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our centralised HR service and to play a key role in our HR system project team.  We are looking for someone with drive and passion to be part of our comprehensive, proactive, flexible and robust payroll and HR service ensuring that we continue to provide the very best educational opportunities for all students.

If you have proven experience of system implementation, with experience of Civica (Carval) being desirable, experience of data administration, as well as exceptional organisational skills, we can offer you a stimulating and very rewarding job opportunity.


This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.  Our colleagues are critical to achieving this vision and securing the best futures for our young people.

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

  • The support of both an experienced HR Director and system project manager;
  • A supportive and friendly work environment;
  • Becoming part of a growing organisation;
  • Full and comprehensive induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career progression;
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme; and
  • Reduced gym membership at a Trust school.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would relish the opportunity to be part of our central HR team, we look forward to hearing from you.  If you would like a conversation with our HR Director about this exciting opportunity, please contact us on: [email protected] / 01375 4860000.

South West Essex Community 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. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.