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HR Business Partner - Schools

Morgan Law
London, England
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim, contract & temporary
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Specialist Area
General HR Function
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

My client, a London based Local Authority, is looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to join their established Schools team in their offering to deliver a, modern and inventive HR and ER advisory service to the boroughs schools.

Working on a hybrid basis, you will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of schools and be there to provide support and guidance to your stakeholders as needed (with an onsite presence essential as and when needed).

Working to the Head of HR Business Partnering, you will play a pivotal role in delivering and continuing to develop a great HR service to schools in the Borough. This role is also fundamental l in managing high volume ER case work and coaching and supporting managers, enabling them to have difficult conversations.

As part of this People Business Partnering team you will collaborate across the wider organisation to deliver strategic and operational projects that explicitly benefit the Borough's residents.

The Council will consider this as an interim role, secondment, fixed term contract or a role subject to discussion.

The successful candidate will be working in a similar role for another Local Authority or perhaps be currently employed by a School or Academy and have experience and skills as below:

1. You will have extensive knowledge and experience of working within the Local Government, the education sector or specifically schools and providing a consultancy approached HR service.

2. You will have a sound and detailed knowledge and understanding of HR best practice, employment law and organisational change as well as the ability to coach and support managers to increase management capability within the Schools.

3. You will know how to communicate effectively and be able to tailor your responses to ensure that appropriate advice is given to the varying organisations within your portfolio and be able to develop excellent relationships with Headteachers, Schools Leaders, Managers and stakeholders in a variety of contexts.

4. You will be to work independently with minimal supervision whilst being aware of when it is appropriate to consult with the colleagues.

You will ideally be CIPD qualified or have substantial demonstrable work experience that evidences an equivalent level of attainment and competence.


Morgan Law has a 17-year track record helping leading organisations in the public and not-for-profit sectors recruit the highest calibre professionals for important roles across business support, middle and senior management levels.

Morgan Law’s market-leading Human Resources recruitment team places talented HR and organisational development professionals in permanent, temporary, interim and contract roles. Most of our consultants have been with Morgan Law for over 10 years, and many are CIPD qualified with practical experience of working in HR. Their highly-detailed knowledge and deep understanding of the market means they understand the skills, competencies and experience required to flourish in any given HR role.

If you’re looking for a permanent, interim or temporary job in human resources in the public and not-for-profit sector, Morgan Law has the expertise to help you find the next role from a wide variety of organisations including charities, NHS trusts and universities and colleges.

Roles we typically recruit include:

  • HR Director
  • HR Business Partner /HR Generalist
  • HR Transformation & Change
  • Organisational Development
  • Learning & Development
  • Recruitment & Resourcing
  • HRIS & Management Information
  • Pay & Reward/Compensation & Benefits

Our knowledge, expertise and consultative approach help us consistently deliver great recruitment experiences. Whether we’re helping you develop your career or find your next project, we’re committed to getting you the best results.

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