Payroll Business Partner Full Time

  • Brooke Weston Trust

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Job Title: Payroll Business Partner

Location:  Brooke Weston Trust

Salary: £31,310 – £33,330 (Grade 8)

Hours per week / Weeks per year: 37 hours / 52 weeks

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our newly formed central finance team.

Based in the Trust Central Office, you will be part of a dedicated team of professionals responsible for the effective management of the Trust Finances. The Payroll Business Partner will work closely with the Trust HR Manager and external payroll provider to ensure the effective management of the Monthly Payroll processes. This will involve reviewing and improving upon current payroll practices and maintaining the salary budgets and forecasts across the Trust.

We are looking for an individual who is friendly, can use their initiative, has good attention to detail and an ability to work with detailed spreadsheets.

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.  

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

We would like to invite all applicants to an online meeting to learn a bit more about the new Finance Team structure and how the new roles will work. If you would like to come along to the half an hour session please express an interest by completing this form

The meeting will take please on 27th May from 11:30 and will last around 30-45 minutes.

Alternatively if you would like to submit an application, please visit the Trust Vacancy Page to find out how to complete an application form and submit a covering statement setting out why you believe you are suitable for the role (no more than one side of A4) these can be returned to Kathryn Pithey – [email protected]

Please contact Kathryn with any further questions about the role

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here – Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy – Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Closing date: 6th June 2022

Interview date: w/c 13th June 2022

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


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