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Recruitment Assistant

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

We have invested in our HR Team at Newham Sixth Form College where we have recently improved our HRIS and structure that will build a strong growth of proactive HR applications to help drive the College’s strategic objectives.

We are now looking for a Recruitment Assistant to work alongside and support our Recruitment Advisor and HR Team. You will ideally have worked in a busy Educational HR department with administrative and recruitment experience. You will join our lively team and support end-to-end recruitment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to advise and work closely with our College managers and Senior Leadership Team.

We’re looking for an experienced recruitment assistant to join our team and become a trusted Assistant on all recruitment matters. You will be working closely with the wider HR team, internal stakeholders and Recruitment Advisor to undertake on-boarding processes and pre-employment checks for newly appointed staff and non-payroll staff.  To provide a supportive customer-service approach to the recruitment team, managers, new employees and other stakeholders.  

You’ll have previous experience in the full recruitment life cycle and assisting in hiring great talent:

The role will include but not be limited to:

  • Setting up candidate interviews and liaising with candidates
  • Managing diaries
  • System management: adding and amending records on our iTrent database and keeping accurate records of candidate interviews
  • Managing job portals and updating the team on job listings from assisting with Pre-employment checks
  • Proactively contacting candidates
  • On-boarding

The types of roles you’ll be recruiting for are varied across the College, including both Support and Teaching staff, Sessional and Agency workers, Volunteers and Consultants. We’d like you to have an open mind and flexibility to support the HR Team. We’re one team and share the workload when it’s busier than usual to ensure the best candidate and manager experience.

There’s lots to do and several exciting people-related projects to get involved with as we are in the process of building e-recruitment. You’ll join our fast-paced and supportive team, we’re always on the go, and we thrive on openness, honesty, laughter, and fun.

The College combines great facilities with quality teaching and high standards, including a multi-million pound building, providing state of the art technology enabled learning resource centre, drama studio and café.

We will offer you a warm welcome to NewVIc - a place where all ambitions are celebrated. As one of the largest sixth form colleges in London, we are a non-selective, diverse and secular college, proud to have launched over 50,000 young people onto university, training and employment since we were founded in 1992.

The College is currently graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and ‘Outstanding’ for our provision of personal development, behaviour and welfare. We are very proud to be a three-time silver award winner at the Pearson National Teaching Awards, where in 2020, we made history by becoming the first ever provider to win two awards in a single year.

We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society - small changes that add up to make the world a better place.

Our motto is: Diverse in Ambition, United in Success


£27,800 - £29,901 per annum

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