Regional People Partner, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

GLF SchoolsSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1st November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £44,228 per annum (pro rata for part time / term time working patterns)
Contract term: Permanent

Regional People Partner – West and Oxfordshire Region (Sunbury, Camberley, Wokingham, Didcot and Banbury)  We are happy to discuss flexible working options with interested candidates.

Starting salary: £44,228 per annum (pro rata for part time / term time working patterns) 

Start date: 1 November 2019

Advert Closing Date: 19th July 2019

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced People professional to join a dynamic and growing Multi Academy Trust with a centralised core People Function, integral to School Improvement.  

With our head office in Banstead, Surrey, GLF Schools currently has 32 schools located in Surrey, Wokingham, Croydon, Oxfordshire and West Sussex. Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within the GLF family of schools. 

As part of a busy, expanding People Function, we can offer:

• the ability to work as part of a respected People team closely aligned to school improvement 

• the opportunity to further develop your People skills and expertise 

• a uniquely varied role allowing you to work in a number of different school environments

• support to contribute to the success of a growing, forward thinking family of schools

Reporting to the People Director you will take responsibility for varied People casework, providing advice, coaching and support to school leaders on absence management, disciplinary, capability, grievance, restructuring and other HR related matters. In addition, you will be involved in People development project work and the delivery of training to school leaders.   

You will be required to travel to our schools in your region and work alongside school leaders with People casework in order to enable best outcomes for our schools. Some home working and flexibility around working pattern is possible.

As a busy People function there is an expectation that you can work flexibly to support with work in other regions and across the trust as required. You will also be expected to attend People function team meetings as required.

The successful candidate will 

• be a minimum of level 5 CIPD qualified with significant generalist HR experience

• have a flexible,  hands on, pragmatic approach

• demonstrate a desire to continue to develop professionally

• be innovative, solution focused and a team player

If you would like further information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Zoe Turnes at 

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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More about GLF Schools
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Claygate House, Littleworth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9PN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8716 4987

GLF Schools is a Multi Academy Trust; a group of schools governed through a single set of members and directors to help maintain, improve and raise high educational standards across a number of schools.  We currently have a mixture of primary an...