Cluster HR Manager

United Learning is a group of circa 100 schools, which aims to provide excellent education to children and young people across the country. We seek to improve the life chances of all the children and young people we serve and make it our mission to bring out 'the best in everyone' – students, staff, parents, and the wider community. Uniquely, our Group includes significant numbers of schools in both the public and the private sectors, working together for mutual benefit.

We are seeking a proactive Cluster HR Manager, to join the team responsible for 3 schools in the Southeast London cluster – Bacon’s College, The John Roan School and Sedgehill Academy. You will be responsible for supporting the Executive Business Manager and wider business in relation to human resources matters. You will take the lead in ensuring safer recruitment compliance across the schools and the maintenance of up to date and Ofsted ready single central registers. You will have the opportunity to lead on initiatives across all areas of people management with the end goal of building and developing high performing teams.

As a suitable candidate, you will have proven experience as an HR Generalist, with a solid background gained across the full HR cycle employee relations including providing advice and support to the Principals and SLT, recruitment, training & development, and pay and benefits. You will be a self-starter who is able to adapt and guide stakeholders in a confident and timely manner, with a commitment to EDI and the ability to promote best practise at work. It is preferable that you are Level 5 or Level 7 CIPD qualified, with experience ideally gained within either an educational establishment or similar organisation with a high level of compliance.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our retained advisors Melanie Pye or Eshe Muhammad

Closing date for applications: Sunday 24th September 2023
1st stage Interviews: w/c 2nd October 2023

Schools Leadership has been retained as our exclusive advisor for this appointment and any third party or direct applications will be forwarded to them. United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all employees to share this commitment. All employees must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. United Learning strives to be an inclusive workplace and value diversity in our team. Applications from minority ethnic colleagues and from majority ethnic colleagues who share our commitment to race equality in the education workforce are welcomed.

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