Salary Range: Competitive
Hours: Full time
With some 720 staff, the Dean Close Foundation is a progressive and ambitious group of schools and nursery schools, working hard to inspire students, advance knowledge and transform futures. A Christian school community and registered charity, turnover is over £30m with a substantial and growing surplus and there is a new and exciting strategic plan with a capital investment programme planned for the next 15 to 25 years.
Reporting into the Warden (CEO), this new Director of HR role holds a critical senior leadership position within the Foundation, directly involved in devising and achieving the Foundation’s strategic goals, as well as leading the HR department in developing and delivering an ambitious people strategy that provides innovation and improved operational performance against the changing and challenging Independent Education landscape.
As a rapidly developing educational organisation, our key strategic aims include a desire to be an excellent employer, identifying, developing and rewarding talent in our people, our most important asset. A principal goal will be to support the senior leaders in the Foundation, whilst leading a capable and loyal HR Department in enhancing and maintaining the very best possible service to the Foundation's many stakeholders.
CIPD qualified, you are a proven HR leader with a track record of operating at a strategic level, delivering in a variety of senior HR roles within academia, the wider public sector or the commercial world. However, regardless of background, you will possess the leadership skills to motivate, inspire and empower diverse teams, driving up engagement, capability and performance to achieve quality outcomes against agreed timescales.
For further information, a job description and to download an application form, please visit: https://www.deanclose.org.uk/vacancies
Completed application forms together with a covering letter and a CV should be returned to the HR Manager via email: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: 14th August 2019 at 12:00 noon
Interviews to be held on: 9th September 2019
Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.