HR Advisor, Leeds

Closing date:

Co-op Academy LeedsLeeds
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 - £34,000
Contract term: Permanent

(37 hours), Permanent

Co-op Academies Trust aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community.  It is responsible for academies in West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, and Stoke-on-Trent with the Co-op acting as the sponsor. There is the likelihood of significant further growth in the near future.

This is a new role and an exciting opportunity to join an expanding organisation still in the process of fully developing its HR function, and to play a part in shaping its future.

Based in West Yorkshire, at Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, we are seeking an experienced HR Advisor to support our secondary and primary academies.

CIPD qualified (or equivalent), you will have previous experience of working with schools, and advising on a wide range of employee issues.  With great organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative, you are able to build strong working relationships with, and influence the work of others, and are flexible, self-motivated & resilient.

Benefits include:

  • 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Co-op staff discount
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work
  • Co-operative credit union
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership & leisure activities
  • Season ticket & rental deposit loans

Applications: must be on our application form: please email for an application form and return your completed form via email or post to:

Further details of the role are given in the job description & person specification on the Academy's website  or by contacting Dianne Singleton at This is also the email address to which completed applications should be submitted

Closing date: 12 noon 4th June 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 19th June 2018

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

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