Director of Human Resources

Abingdon School is seeking to appoint a dynamic Human Resources Director who will be at the forefront of shaping the future of HR at Abingdon. This pivotal position offers a dynamic and engaging opportunity to drive the Foundation’s HR priorities and manage the HR Department's diverse functions with innovation and efficiency.
The successful candidate will leverage their exceptional operational expertise and deep knowledge of HR information systems to modernise and enhance the organisation's HR operations. Leading a dedicated team, you will play a crucial role in optimising processes, implementing cutting-edge digital solutions, and driving strategic initiatives that boost productivity and efficiency.
Your interpersonal skills will be key in influencing and collaborating with senior leaders, ensuring that HR priorities align with the Foundation’s Development Plan.
For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors Kirsty Hassan: or Sian Gardiner

The Candidate briefing pack for the post can be viewed here.

Initial applications should be by CV and covering letter by email to:

Closing date for applications:
Wednesday 26th June

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete the school’s application form prior to final interview which will be held at the school on 11th July.

We recognise the value of a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants.  We aim to ensure that our staffing at all levels and in all roles is diverse and we welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.

Abingdon is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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