HR Director

William Edwards School, Stifford Clays Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 3NJ
LGPS Band 9 pt 44 - 54 £44,928 - £60,261
29 Jan 2018
19 Feb 2018
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Director across the SWECET Trust


The South West Essex Community Education Trust (SWECET) are looking to appoint a Trust HR Director to our growing Multi Academy Trust. We are looking for someone with drive and passion to deliver responsive and practice HR support and solutions across the Trust to ensure that we continue to provide the very best educational opportunities for all students. The post will initially be based at William Edwards School and across Academies as necessary.

As our HR Director you will:

•   Develop and deliver people management strategies which support the Trust’s overall strategic aims and objectives;
•   Be expected to contribute at both a strategic and operational level in order to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions which support business aims;
•   Be responsible for providing expert professional advice and support on all aspects of people management which reflects current employment legislation and best practice;
•   Manage HR employees across all schools in the Trust.

The ideal candidate should ideally have experience working in Education HR, management experience will be CIPD qualified to at least Degree Level, however it will be expected they would continue with their postgraduate qualification. They will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of Employment and Education Law.

The South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th February 2018

Please email should you need any further information.