HR Adviser

Closes 27.09.2023

Salary Grade 4 from £27,684 dependent on experience and qualifications

Location Royal High School Bath
Contract term Full time, permanent
Hours 36 hours per week all year round
Contact name Alice Pitt
Contact email

The role:

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified HR generalist to provide a professional operational HR service to the school, including practical, consistent and proactive HR advice and support to the Director of Finance and Operation(DFO), the Senior Leadership Team and Heads of Departments on all aspects of HR. This is a standalone role with some in house HR administration support; you will also liaise with our HR Business Partner at the Girls’ Day School Trust Office who will assist you with providing guidance on the application of GDST HR policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will possess excellent time management, organisation and administrative skills. You will have the ability to manage your own workload and prioritise effectively with the needs of the school. We are looking for someone with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to relate well to people on all levels with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy. The ability to work well under pressure and work to tight deadline is key. Experience of working in an educational environment in a similar role would be an advantage, but is not essential.

About the School:

Royal High School Bath is a highly rewarding place to work and is part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education. We offer excellent facilities and resources and a warm, friendly and supportive working environment.

Join us to develop your career in a creative and innovative environment with a generous salary and benefits package. Be part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Membership of the GDST flexible pension scheme (up to 18% employer contribution and flexibility to generate a pay top-up of up to 10% of pensionable salary in lieu of pension)
  • 36 week school year (including INSET days) across 3 terms with a two-week break in the Autumn
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Free hot lunch during term time and evening meal if you are a Boarding Tutor or support evening events.
  • Free hot beverages all year round
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to be part of the wider school community; Sustainability Team, Well- Being Angels, Boarding Tutors as examples.
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance programme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please complete an application form online. If you have any questions please contact the HR department,

Applications must be received by 27 September 2023

Interviews will take place week commencing 2 October 2023

The Royal High School Bath and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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