HR and Compliance Manager 

£32,000 pa

Full or Part time – Flexible working


Required ASAP This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role ensuring the provision of an efficient and supportive HR and recruitment service at a forward thinking and growing school. 

In conjunction with the Trust’s Central HR Team, the HR and Compliance Manager will be responsible for managing and delivering Brighton Girls School HR function, covering recruitment, employee relations, performance management, retention and talent management. 

This will include advising colleagues on day-to-day employment matters, such as performance management, disciplinary procedures and employee issues, as well as delivering recruitment services for staff, managing the school’s payroll and administering the Single Central Register to ensure the school is compliant and maintaining its excellent reputation for safeguarding.

The ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified or have equivalent experience, with experience of HR administration processes, policies and procedures and a good understanding of basic employment legislation. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to relate well to people on all levels with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy, are equally important.

The hours are full time, full year but we are able to offer some flexibility for the right candidate. 

Why join Brighton Girls? 

As a founding school of the Girls’ Day School Trust, Brighton Girls has a significance in the history of girls’ education. Located in the heart of the city of Brighton; we are as eclectic, enterprising, and creative as the city itself. Our girls are bright and independent: they are resilient and not afraid to take risks; they have strong social consciences and enjoy learning.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, our staff benefit from our 140-year history of excellence and innovation in girls’ education, with many opportunities to share ideas and best practice with colleagues across the network. They have access to an extensive central training and professional development programme to compliment school-based INSET, and also funding grants for individual courses of study.

Benefits include:  

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further information and to apply for this position, please click the apply button.

Closing date Wednesday 12th October at midday

Interviews will take place w/c 17th October

The school reserves the right to appoint an exceptional candidate at any stage of the application process. 

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post. 


Caretaker & Minibus Driver
Hours: Part time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £19,890 per annum pro rata
If you possess a full UK driving licence and offer general handyperson and maintenance skills, this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role at Brighton Girls.
You will work as part of the site team, which is responsible for the security and maintenance of the School, and you will be responsible for the security of school buildings and facilities, as well as general maintenance and cleanliness. This will include the upkeep of heating, lighting, water, drainage and other services, including the reporting of failures or dangers.
You will also provide assistance with the porterage of goods, furniture, equipment and other items.
When required, you will also provide cover as a Minibus Driver and provide a safe and timely service for pupils travelling to and from school.
The working hours are 06:30 – 08:30 & 16:30 -18:30 during term time only.
As well as a full UK driving licence, you will need experience of general maintenance, such as painting, general building repairs and basic carpentry.
For further details about this opportunity and to apply please click the apply button.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 4th October at midday.
The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Thank you for your interest in working at Brighton Girls GDST.

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