HR Manager (Maternity cover), Bury, Lancashire

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Bury Grammar SchoolsBury, Lancashire

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Start date: 16th April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £40,000 dependent on experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover

HR Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and suitably experienced individual for the key role of HR Manager to cover a period of maternity leave within our outstanding schools. This is a fantastic opportunity to take responsibility for a key function that will support our operational priorities at an exciting time for the school.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a full professional HR service to senior leaders, employees and governors, supporting them to secure positive outcomes for our pupils. You will take a proactive role in assisting our senior leadership team with their HR needs and issues through operational case and project management, and ensuring that leaders are kept informed of key legislative changes and relevant updates.

It is imperative that you have a sound knowledge and understanding of the new General Data Protection Regulations as you will have responsibility for ensuring compliance with this legislation for the areas of HR and payroll.

The role will have a strong operational focus including recruitment, absence and performance management, employee relations, including with our recognised trade union, and managing and mentoring our HR apprentice.

As the cover period will include the summer holiday, the work during this period will be project focussed on the implementation of a new management information system, iSAMS, including a HR module, for launch in September 2018 therefore you must be proficient working with IT systems although previous experience of iSAMS is not necessary.

CIPD qualified, you will ideally have experience of working in the education sector, although this is not essential, and be very much focused on providing effective solutions for the challenges that our leaders and managers face. Excellent interpersonal skills are required and you will be able to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels to offer education focussed solutions, putting pupils at the heart of all decisions

Please see the job applicatio pack for more information regarding the role including the job description and person specification.

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More about Bury Grammar Schools
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bridge Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0HH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 696 8600
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Bury Grammar Schools are situated in the heart of Bury, Lancashire and are widely recognised as one of the top independent schools in the North West of England. Currently there are over 1140 girls and boys on roll. 

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