Payroll Manager (MAT Cover)

Status: Maternity cover for 12 months, start date July/August, 37 hours per week, 205 days per year (term time plus 13 days)
Salary: Band I, FTE Salary £36,648 - £39,186 (Actual Salary £33,736 - £36,072)
Location: Inspire Trust
Closing date: 12th June 2023, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

The successful applicant will manage and deliver the Payroll Service for the Trust (circa 400 staff) in line with policies, procedures, legislation and internal operational procedures under the leadership of and as directed by the Trust Head of HR.

There is a connectivity between the Trust Payroll Manager and HR Staff who work together proactively to ensure a smooth and efficient service to employees and the Trust.  The post holder will work with pension providers, HMRC, audit and our HR and Payroll Software provider routinely to ensure the smooth running of the Payroll Service.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our learners and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this; contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website:

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)