HR Manager

The Opportunity

Thomas’s London Day Schools (TLDS) is a group of independent schools in South West London comprising of one kindergarten and five schools. We have embarked on an exciting period of expansion following the acquisition of an exceptional site in Richmond to provide outstanding new premises for our co-educational secondary school. The new school, Thomas’s College, will open in September 2025 and will offer a world-class secondary education on a day and weekly boarding basis to students aged 11-18.

We are now seeking an HR Manager to support the recruitment of staff for Thomas’s College, the transfer of current staff from our small senior school Thomas’s Putney Vale (which closes at the end of the summer term 2025) and then from September 2025 to provide an HR service to the new school.

Based at Thomas’s College, Richmond (with occasional travel to the cross schools HR office in Battersea) and supporting the Head, Leadership team and school staff, you will be the main point of contact for day to day HR matters at Thomas’s College, but will be part of the wider Group team reporting in to the HR Director. The central HR team comprises HR Director, HR Manager, 2 HR Advisors and 2 HR & Recruitment Administrators.

Applications invited from experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic HR professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a flourishing, innovative environment.

For further details go to the Thomas’s London Day Schools website: or email:

To apply for this post please complete the school’s application form and forward it together with your CV to

We reserve the right to interview and close the vacancy prior to this date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Competitive salary and conditions are offered.

Please note that referees will be contacted prior to the interview.

Closing date: noon on Wednesday 10th July 2024 

Interviews will take place w/c 15th July 2024

If you would like an informal confidential discussion regarding this role prior to application then please contact Tamasine Barrett, HR Director,


Thomas’s London Day Schools are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures. All posts are subject to screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the DBS service. The school will undertake online searches on shortlisted applicants and may require applicants to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts. For details of the checks which will be undertaken as part of our recruitment process, please see our Safer Recruitment Policy which can be found here www. under the ‘Thomas’s Policy’ tab.

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

As an equal opportunities employer, Thomas’s is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity or marriage and civil partnership. Thomas’s aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workspace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Group.


How to apply

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to: by noon on Wednesday 10th July 2024 

Job Summary

Closing date:
£50,000 - £55,000
Thomas's College
Queen's Road
Richmond Hill
Richmond upon Thames
TW10 6JP