Vacancy Summary

We are looking to fill the following permanent post to start in January 2021 (or earlier if possible)

Human Resources Manager

  • 25 hours per week, term time + three weeks (41 weeks per year) *
  • Mon – Fri: 8.00am to 1.30pm (with a half-hour unpaid lunch break)
  • Salary level: SCP 26-30, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Actual Salary £18,764 - £20,817 (FTE £30,451 - £33,782)

*candidates must be flexible and able to work additional hours when required for the needs of the school (e.g. during a recruitment process)

Vacancy Information

We are looking for a self-motivated and highly skilled professional to manage the HR function for the 200 staff who work in our school with responsibility for providing an effective Human Resources provision; including recruitment and induction, absence management, health, safety and wellbeing of staff and dealing with a range of Human Resource issues.

The ideal candidate will be well organised with excellent interpersonal skills and proven generalist HR experience.

We can offer you the opportunity to work with friendly and supportive staff in a school which was rated “good” in our most recent OFSTED inspection and their report confirmed ‘pupils do indeed “belong, grow and succeed” as stated in the school motto’.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum standard of GCSE (grade A*- C) or equivalent, in English and Maths
  • CIPD qualification at intermediate level (or significant relevant equivalent experience)
  • Evidence of successful recent experience of providing HR services at a professional level
  • Fully conversant and up to date with all aspects of employment law and best practice including an awareness of Safer recruitment regulations
  • Evidence of effective leadership and line-management of staff
  • Previous experience and knowledge of Health & Safety issues, including risk assessment processes
  • Experience of organising meetings and accurate minute taking
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines, be proactive and self-motivated, understanding priorities and managing workload effectively
  • Excellent ICT skills and organisation skills, with the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability and knowledge to analyse staffing information and produce appropriate reports
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role, working additional hours to ensure deadlines are met

Closing date 9am,  Monday 30th November 2020
Interviews will be held during w/c 7th December 2020

(In view of the current situation interviews may be conducted remotely)

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