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HR Advisor

St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Academy TrustDerby

Grade/SCP: SRS Band 5 SCP 19-24 

Salary: £25,481 - £28,672 

Hours: 37 hours per week (full time, all year round) however term time + would also be considered. 

Contract: Permanent 

Location: St Katherine's House, Mansfield Road, Derby, DE1 3TQ with remote working 


Start Date: As soon as possible


St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced HR Advisor to join our friendly, hardworking team.  


The Role 


You will be involved in all aspects of HR, providing a timely and proactive, customer focused HR service to Head Teachers and other senior leaders within Schools.  You will support Academies both via the HR Helpdesk and face to face, ensuring compliance with employment law, policies and procedures.  You will be providing consistent HR advice and support to help facilitate successful case outcomes. 


The Individual 


You will be CIPD qualified (or working towards), with proven experience within an HR function, managing casework effectively, ideally within an Education setting.  You will have demonstrable experience of HR and recruitment and selection procedures. 


You will need to be highly organised, with the ability to multi task and maintain strong attention to detail.  You will have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate a sensitive approach to confidential matters, coupled with strong ICT skills.  Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement for this role, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies. 


In return, we offer membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday and a real commitment to professional development and the role will allow the person appointed to gain experience in a wide range of HR duties.   


How to apply 


To apply go to our trust website www.srscmat.co.uk/Vacancies to complete and return the following documents and send to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk. 


•          Support Staff Application Form 

•          Consent to Obtain References form 

•          Rehabilitation of Offenders Form 

•          Recruitment Monitoring Form 


Closing date: Monday, 20 September 2021 at 9:00am. Dependent on interest, the closing date may be moved forward

Interview Date: W/C 20 September 2021 or W/C 27 September 2021



The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK. 



Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust 


On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools. 


Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first- class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel. 



Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust? 


•Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders. 


•Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality. 


•Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions. 


•Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases. 


•Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff. 

For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit www.srscmat.co.uk 


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