This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join the HR team within a dynamic and innovative Multi-Academy Trust.
You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record of effective relationship management based on trust and integrity, as you will be working closely with Senior Leaders and Principals/Head Teachers.
As the HR Business Partner you will provide highly effective commercial advice and support to our academies. You will be responsible for delivering our People Strategy as well as supporting academies on operational delivery of recruitment, performance management, reward and recognition, employee engagement, policy development, training,TUPE and restructuring programmes.
You must have excellent knowledge of employment law and solid employee relations experience with an understanding of working in a unionised environment.
You will primarily be working across our network (covering academies in the East Midlands) with an office base in Loughborough.
CIPD qualifications are desirable but not essential.
Salary and Benefits
Access to generous defined benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
You can find out more by looking at our website www.dret.co.uk we have grown to 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary, a grammar and special schools. We have over 2000 staff committed to delivering educational excellence to our 13,000 young people.
Whatever your role, you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose.
We are setting high standards to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
Academies have their unique place in local communities; we share common goals, aspirations, values that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We have regional hubs and share skills and knowledge and experience across our academies allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.