Human Resources Advisor, Congleton

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Congleton High SchoolCongleton

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Start date: TBC
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8 £26,470
Contract term: Permanent

HR Advisor

You will contribute to the effective running of the Multi-Academy Trust central HR service based at Congleton High School.

It is a challenging role that requires commitment to develop HR processes that were previously under local authority control. The successful applicant will have tenacity and a professional, flexible approach to their work.

This is a HR generalist role which amongst other responsibilities includes managing all staff recruitment, HR administration (setting up contracts, sickness absence monitoring, etc.) and Safeguarding checks. You will be expected to maintain the school’s Single Central Record and oversee the annual School Workforce Census.

Confidentiality and sensitivity are essential qualities you must possess as you will provide advice and guidance to line managers and Senior Leadership Team members in accordance with current employment legislation.


CIPD Level 5, or equivalent HR related qualification,  with a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in an HR generalist role with a working knowledge of Employment Law, HR Policies and Procedures.

Experience of working in a school or academy is desirable as an understanding of the complexities of operating in such a multi-faceted work environment will be advantageous.

37 hours per week, Full Year

Salary Scale: Grade 8 £26,470 per annum L G Pension Scheme

Closing date: 9:00am on Thursday 20th September 2018

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018 TBC

For information about the role and further information about the Multi-Academy Trust please visit our website or contact Mr D Twambley Chief Financial Officer

To apply for this position please complete the attached application form and send it to

The Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Job location

More about Congleton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Box Lane, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1260 387000