School HR Advisor

School HR Advisor Role Full-Time Permanent Position

Your new company

A HR Advisor job has arisen in a trust of schools based in a secondary North Somerset school. The job is Full time, permanent, 37 hours per week, Term Time Only. This is an ambitious and diverse family of schools comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school.

Your new role

You will be assisting the Head of HR with the smooth running of the central HR team and the development, implementation and monitoring of HR processes. To provide in-house HR advice and support to Leaders, Trustees and Governors across the Trust. To act as an integral part of the Trust’s staff team, and as such to contribute to the overall aims of the Trust, working within agreed policies and procedures. You will provide generalist HR advice, guidance and support to all staff. You will also provide HR advice and support to Head teachers, Business Managers, Governors, Trustees and the Trust central team on issues such as staff disciplinary, capability, grievance matters and change management (escalating complex issues to the Head of HR). Have a thorough understanding of HR law in particularly relating to contracts, terms and conditions, discrimination, maternity / paternity, shared parental leave, dismissal processes, grievances, etc.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate would have an associate membership of the CIPD, equivalent qualification or relevant experience in HR, especially working with Employee Relations cases. The ability to be both organised and flexible, responsive to change and able to give professional advice concisely. A 'get involved' attitude, prepared to handle any new situations. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in administration with experience in the use of payroll and IT packages such as Word, and Excel. Experience of working in HR within an educational setting. Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude. References will be requested.

What you'll get in return

By registering with Hays, you will benefit from competitive rates of pay as well as regular contact from your own personal consultant. You will also have access to a wide range of Administration/Receptionist work opportunities, many for which are only exclusively available to Hays candidates as certain schools across Bristol and South Gloucestershire work exclusively in partnership with Hays. Hays also has a refer-a-friend scheme, so if you know any education professionals looking for roles, please let us know. If you refer them to us and we place them in a role, you can receive £250 worth of retail vouchers. Terms and conditions apply.

What you need to do now
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Madeline Naylor, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Bristol

2nd Floor, Hartwell House, 55 - 61 Victoria Street

Telephone: 01179279369

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