Human Resources Manager, London - Waltham Forest

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Heathcote School & Science CollegeLondon - Waltham Forest

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC PO3, point 38 - 41 (£35,286 - £38, 229, payable pro-rata)
Contract term: Permanent


Normanton Park, Chingford, London, E4 6ES

HR Manager

Scale PO3, point 38 – 41 (£35,286 – £38,229 per annum, pro-rata)

36 hours per week, 48 weeks per annum

Commencing April 2018 or as close to this date as possible

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Are you able to inspire others to achieve their potential? 

Heathcote School is an 11 – 18 School that has a new Headteacher and a new vision. The school is on a rapid journey of improvement ensuring the ‘good’ status (Ofsted 2014/2018) is retained and for the school to ultimately become ‘outstanding’ in all areas. This is an exciting time to be at a school in an unparalleled setting with unlimited potential. In a recent survey, 96% of staff stated that they enjoy working at this school.

The School Improvement Plan (2017 – 2020) focuses on four key areas:

· Building at all levels an ambitious culture of high challenge and low threat enabling Heathcote to be the school of choice for staff and parents.

· Ensuring the best possible learning and leadership of learning, across the school.

· Ensuring safety is at the heart of everything we do and standards of behaviour and attendance are exemplary within the school and community.

· Giving all pupils equal opportunities to make maximum progress. 

We are looking for a qualified and talented HR Manager to help us reach our ambitions. The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of a high quality strategic and operational workforce, supporting the delivery of best practice people management across the school. You will have excellent organisational, communication and IT skills and will be solution focused and emotionally intelligent. 

The HR Manager will work closely with the School Business Director and Senior Leadership Team and work strategically with our leaders to ensure the school improvement plan is rapidly realized and human resources are used in the most effective way.

The school puts well-being and development at the heart of its work and we have very talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively, within school and with local schools, and to be the best they can be. We are working to ensure school improvement in a high challenge, low threat way and enable robust systems and structures to ensure consistency in all areas, encouraging the growth and development of all. The school has excellent resources and a stunning site close to the forest. 

If you are interested, please look at our school website where you will find application forms and further information. If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on 020 8498 5110.

Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing Date for receipt of applications:  2.00pm Tuesday 20th March

Visits to the school:  9.30am Friday 16th March

Indicative dates for interviews:  Friday 23rd March

Heathcote School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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More about Heathcote School & Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Normanton Park, Chingford, London, E4 6ES, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 4985110
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