Senior HR Officer - Red Kite Learning Trust

15 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Senior HR Officer – Generalist

Salary Circa £29K Full Time, Full Year with flexible working arrangements
(some flexibility for Term Time plus additional weeks would be considered)Wider benefits package and genuine development opportunities

Do you love resolving complex HR issues? Are you seeking a fulfilling HR role and a unique opportunity to make a genuine difference to people working in education? Then this is the role for you!

We are delighted to present this attractive opportunity for you to make a positive impact on our Trust, contribute to the overall aims and values of our family of schools and the well-being of all our employees.

This is a rare opportunity to provide expert knowledge and advice in relation to all employee matters and managing complex case work. You will proactively share best practice with managers and HR colleagues; coach and support managers with particularly sensitive matters such as absence, performance, grievance and conduct.

Working closely with Senior Leadership Teams across the Red Kite Learning Trust, this is an exciting time to join at such an important point in our development. Working to a shared HR plan, supporting our 13 schools with a significant influence on school improvement, you will have responsibility for certain operational HR activities and take a lead on case work being the first point of contact for a small group of schools.

You will need to be CIPD L7 qualified and notably have the experience of working in a similar unionised setting, with nationally determined T&Cs and ideally have successful experience in the Education Sector. To be successful in the role, you will be confident in your HR/employment law knowledge and of course have the highest interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.

There is flexibility for you to be based at either our Leeds or Harrogate HR Hub, but the role will require you to travel to other schools across our Trust. If we can help in providing any other information you might need in advance of your application please do contact the HR team: or
Tel: 01423 535222. We welcome applicants of all ages, cultures and backgrounds.

Closing Date: 15th May at 5pm 

Red Kite Learning Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

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