HR Director, Essex

Closing date:

The King John SchoolEssex
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £28,869 - £35,858Band 5 - top
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week

Term time only, plus 3 weeks holiday working

8.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Thursday

8.00am - 3.30pm, Friday

Within this role, you will be responsible for organising and managing all aspects of the Trust’s Human Resources function and fulfilling the requirements of safer recruitment legislation.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will ensure the effective operation of systems and policies within the Trust and the development of its Human Resources service ensuring compliance with employment law and appropriate education legislation.  You will also be responsible for assisting with and overseeing the recruitment, selection and retention process within the business.  The successful candidate will develop and lead on providing a bespoke HR service offer to schools on behalf of the Trust, ensuring schools receive best value and a high standard of service delivery.


In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess relevant qualifications in Human Resources and hold a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Diploma.  Prior experience of working within the education sector will be an advantage, along with experience of developing and implementing policy and procedure related to management of the HR function.  You will need to be familiar with developing systems and processes to meet organisational requirements.


As part of the role you will be responsible for advising on HR areas relating to disciplinary, grievance, redundancy and restructuring, sickness and capability and leading cases across the Trust.





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