Director of Human Resources, Essex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Plume, Maldon's Community AcademyEssex

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Required January 2020

37 hours per week

Term time, plus inset days, plus 2 weeks during academy closure (41 working weeks)

Pay scale 5 Points 35-43

Minimum actual starting salary £28872

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding professional to lead the academy’s HR requirements and play a central role in effectively managing employee casework, provide advice and in-meeting support and work closely with the Trustees, Principal and Senior Leadership Team. 

You will be dynamic and proactive, possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and have a high degree of personal integrity. Discretion and reliability are also essential.

The ideal candidate will be:

> Qualified to CIPD Level 5 (desirable).

> Experienced within a school/academy setting (desirable).

> Demonstrate experience in effectively handling casework including disciplinary, capability 

   and grievance.        

> Demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of employment law and the ACAS code.

> Have a robust awareness of what it takes to keep children and young people safe.

> Hold a genuine belief in the potential of every individual.

Key responsibilities include managing and overseeing daily staffing matters, managing the recruitment process, issuing contracts and managing personnel records and data.

Plume Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, Trustees and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration checks, together with the receipt of satisfactory references and only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be considered.

For further information including a details job description, person specification and application form, please visit our website at or email

Closing date: 9am on Monday 21 October 2019 with interviews taking place later that week.

More about Plume, Maldon's Community Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fambridge Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1621 854681
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Maldon's Community Academy

Plume School is a popular oversubscribed comprehensive school at the heart of the local community in the attractive market town of Maldon.

Supported by our Performing Arts status, our collaborative links with other schools a...