HR Manager, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Academies Enterprise TrustBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

HR Cluster Manager - Birmingham and Staffordshire 

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

£45,000 - £55,000 per annum

Based: Greenwood Academy, Birmingham 

Inspire their remarkable with us

As part of our HR transformation programme we are seeking to appoint an HR Cluster Manager to manage and develop a proactive, customer focused and effective HR service for our Birmingham and Staffordshire cluster of schools.  This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the new HR team. 

This role offers an experienced HR professional, the opportunity to provide and manage a comprehensive HR service to our people, including our Principals/Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Chairs of Governors and other key stakeholders, and to promote best practice across the Trust.

This is a truly hands on HR position so we are looking for someone who is highly motivated, CIPD qualified and possesses a strong awareness of operational HR issues.

The successful candidate will be highly skilled and comfortable with all aspects of generalist HR, including employee relations, be confident in employment law and have the ability to embed a strong performance management culture. You will be able to demonstrate strong management skills, possess strong influencing skills, and be confident in the calibre of the advice you give. You will be a proactive, creative individual that is results driven and who is confident in your ability to build trust and respect with colleagues.

The role will require frequent travel within the cluster area including some travel to other locations across England.

If you have enthusiasm and determination to manage and deliver a first class HR service, then we would like to hear from you.

Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) are a national network of 58 primary, special and secondary academies. We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring. 

We offer:

  • More influence - As a Trust with 58 schools, the work of our support team directly influences the lives of tens of thousands of children. 
  • More connection - A chance to experience what’s happening within our diverse academies. 
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More ambitious, professional and passionate colleagues - All focused on delivering remarkable lives. 

Closing date:  Friday 24 January 2020 

Start Date:  As soon as possible 

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact us on 02039475689 or email

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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Type: English Secondary Schools
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