HR Manager

Post Ref P225

This is an exciting time for Pontefract Academies Trust as we embark on a new phase of development.  We are a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, all based in Pontefract.

We are seeking to appoint a HR Manager.  This key role within our Central Trust team will have a full operational remit and will be responsible for providing accurate advice to leaders and managers across the Trust.  As we develop our central services the post holder will identify and support improvements in our HR processes and procedures, ensuring these are fit for purpose and support school improvement across the Trust.

As an experienced HR professional, candidates will understand the central function of HR and be a strong generalist, able to advise on case work and HR processes.  Experience of working within the education sector is preferable, but not essential.  You will have experience of working with Trade Union colleagues and a sound understanding of current HR practice and employment law.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Trust as it develops and to work alongside the Director of Operations in implementing new practices and protocols that enables the Trust to be an employer of choice and an outstanding provider of education in the local community.

To apply for this position, please check the links on this page.

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Recruitment, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Tuesday 18 December 2018.

Interviews are planned to be held on Thursday 20 December 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. The successful applicant will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: Grade 9 (SCP34 £30,756 – SCP37 £33,136)
Role Level: Leadership
Location: Pontefract Academies Trust
Closing Date: Tuesday 18th December 10AM
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Application Form: Download