Trust HR Officer (Permanent), Coventry

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Caludon Castle SchoolCoventry
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 6 (Full time, all year round salary band £25,801 pa to £32,029 pa). Part time pro rata band, based on 3 full days, is £14,249 to 17,689 pa
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting time to join Castle Phoenix Trust as we progress on our journey of continued success.   We are seeking to appoint an experienced HR professional to provide comprehensive support as part of the Central Services team.  

With the support of the HR Director, you will play a key HR role to the portfolio of schools in our Trust, providing a full range of employee relations advice, undertaking case and project work and contributing to the development of HR policies and procedures.  The position has been created to build capacity in the HR team as our MAT has grown whereby we currently employ 700 staff.

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain some really valuable experience in a forward thinking environment and to put your strong HR skills to the test, working closely with a range of stakeholders in a very professional and friendly environment.

We will be looking for excellent communication, IT and organisational skills, a discrete, flexible and professional attitude, the ability to prioritise and make sound decisions.   You will be committed to the Trust’s working values including Respect To All From All as well as the Trust’s people strategy to Attract and Recruit the Best Staff and to Retain and Reward Staff through Recognising their Contribution. You will be able to quickly establish credibility, partnership and collaboration with a range of stakeholders. Once you have advised leaders on the options available to them, you will support them with their chosen decision.  Some flexibility in working hours may be required to support evening meetings, specific project work, with prior notice.   Travel will be required so the successful candidate would need to provide their own transport for business use.

This fulfilling role will provide a wealth of developmental opportunities and we will ensure you receive a comprehensive induction programme. The work is fast paced and varied, every week will be different and we will play to your strengths.  We offer a range of benefits which include the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, access to the on-site gym and swimming pool, free parking, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

Castle Phoenix Trust has a great deal to be proud of, with super facilities and a desire to continuously improve. If you have the passion and determination to be a valued part of our team, we would love to hear from you. 

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Emma Over, HR Director on    Application packs are available from Emma Over or visit our website to download further details.  Find out more about us on Application forms to be returned to Emma Over on    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

Please note the role is Part-Time (3 days), Permanent.  Term time only plus teacher training days plus 2 weeks during the holidays.

More about Caludon Castle School
Address: Axholme Road, Wyken, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5BD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76444822