HR Officer, Wirral

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The Birkenhead Park SchoolWirral

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 8, scale points 23-28
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Are you an outstanding HR professional looking to develop your career?

We are looking for a motivated and positive HR practitioner to join our dedicated staff.  

About the role

The successful candidate will provide an efficient and professional generalist HR service to all stakeholders within the school.

The appointment is to cover the maternity leave of the substantive post holder and is expected to last up to December 2020.

The role requires an extremely motivated and enthusiastic individual with the highest professional standards and the ability to form relationships with a range of staff and visitors. You will be able to show resilience and handle a diverse and complex workload whilst maintaining a positive approach.  The post offers challenge, reward and role development to support career progression. 

About you

You will need excellent organisational, communication and IT skills, and will be solution focused and emotionally intelligent.   You will be a strong communicator with a proven ability to build highly effective internal and external business relationships at all levels. To meet the challenge you will be an experienced and highly credible HR professional with a track record of managing and delivering a generalist HR service. You will have an up to date knowledge of employment law and have used this knowledge in a wide variety of HR situations. Your experience will be underpinned by a formal HR qualification and you may have experience in the education sector, although this is not essential. 

The role is to cover 15 hours per week and the school is open to the possibility of exploring a working pattern which meets both individual needs and those of the school. Interested applicants are encouraged to discuss this at selection stage so that suitable options can be explored.

About Us

The School is part of the BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year 2018. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development.

Our Vision

The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness, and building character is seen as a fundamental priority in securing our students’ future success.

How to Apply

You can Quick Apply via TES, or application packs are available from

Completed applications should be returned to the HR Department by email to:

More about The Birkenhead Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Park Road South, Prenton, Merseyside, CH43 4UY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 52 1574
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