Our fast growing school is looking for a full-time HR Administrator to support our operations. You will be the first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees and external partners. Your main administrative duties include recruiting, maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents (e.g. employment records and onboarding guides) and updating internal databases. Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. You should be able to ensure our HR department supports our employees while conforming to labor laws. Initially, this position also includes school duties.
Write and post recruiting ads
Organize applicant interviews with other staff members
Organize and maintain personnel records
Update internal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave)
Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides
Revise company policies
Liaise with external partners, like insurance vendors, and ensure legal compliance
Create regular reports and presentations on HR metrics (e.g. turnover rates)
Answer employees queries about HR-related issues
Assist payroll processing by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and work schedules)
Process expense forms
Participate in HR projects (e.g. help organize a job fair event)
BS in Human Resources or relevant field
Proven work experience as an HR Administrator, HR Administrative Assistant or relevant role
Knowledge of labor laws
First language English
Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important projects
Ability to multitask
Strong phone, email and in-person communication skills
Computer literacy (MS Office applications, in particular)
Full COVID-10 vaccine
Compensation: Commensurate with position
Benefits: Healthcare insurance, 401K plan, possible tuition benefits
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About Tessa International School
At Tessa International School, we provide a bilingual world-class education, based on the most successful international models. Our international educators are given the means to flourish in their profession by sharing, investigating and adapting the education practices worldwide to their classes. We emphasize social emotional development of children in conjunction with strong academic challenges.
Tessa International School (Tessa) is a premier international preschool, which opened in January 2016, in Hoboken, New Jersey (close to Manhattan). In 2022 we offer classes up to grade 3, and our vision is to grow up to grade 5 in subsequent years. We are 80/20 immersion through Kindergarten, and then 50/50. We take children from beginners through fluent in the target language. We offer a world-class education based on the most successful international models and includes three target language immersion programs: French, Mandarin and Spanish.
Tessa’s mission is to prepare students to become world citizens, leaders, and happy individuals, who, as they grow, will embrace global opportunities with enthusiasm, confidence, and a strong desire to make a difference.