Deputy Director – Head of People and Human Resources
Salary £70,000, subject to experience
This is a fantastic, newly created post to join the Trust and you will play a pivotal role in the future of Woodard Academies Trust (WAT) over the years to come.
Our Trust is geographically dispersed, comprising six academies; Kings Priory School in Tynemouth, Polam Hall School in Darlington, St Peter’s Academy in Stoke, St Augustine Academy in Maidstone, and Sir Robert Woodard Academy and the Littlehampton Academy both in West Sussex. The Trust educates over six and a half thousand young people from ages four to eighteen.
The post is a valued member of the senior leadership team across the organisation. You will support the leadership team in aligning people plans and initiatives with the strategic direction of the Trust. You will be required to travel to any academy within the trust.
You will establish, manage and lead the Trust People and Human Resources Function.
You will shape and develop a clear people strategy that aligns with the Trust’s strategic goal and will drive the operational HR agenda.
The nature of the work requires close and productive relationships with colleagues within Finance, in People and Human Resources and the across the Multi-Academy generally, and with people in external organisations: consequently, good communication and team-working skills are vital.
Closing date: Noon Friday 8 July 2022