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  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£31,870.00 Annually (FTE) 23796 actual

HR Advisor - Cambridgeshire job summary

We are seeking an HR Advisor to provide an excellent advisory service to our Cambridge Academies.

This role will be part time over 3.5 days a week and we will consider a flexible pattern. You will be required to spend your time in the academies providing an exemplary service supporting the Principals and Operational teams, becoming embedded as an extended member of their team.

The attendance with academies will be determined by need with the initial period likely to be based in St Neots. The site locations are St Neots, St Ives, Cottenham and Cambridge.

During school holiday periods, this post will be based from home however we welcome attendance periodically in Sheffield, to facilitate team building and relationships with the wider team.

As a valued member of our central team, you will work in collaboration with our wider team of HR advisors based in South Yorkshire. You will report to the HR business Partner who will work within Cambridge ,when required, to support you and give guidance for your personal development

What we are looking for – our candidate application pack and full job description is included

  • An experienced HR Advisor providing expert advice to our academies and to our people in a timely manner, able to manage your time and case work effectively
  • You will need to be able to evidence demonstrable experience of managing casework and employment law knowledge. You will be required to undertake complex case work as required, both coaching and mentoring others through this process as part of our commitment to learning and development
  • Being a trusted advisor: supporting the Principals on all things staffing and HR, guiding them through employee relations and employment law
  • You will need to support and contribute to the people team and strategic initiatives in creating happy, thriving teams, addressing challenges and capitalising on opportunities
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions, developing collaborative and constructive industrial relations at school level is desirable
  • Experience of the Multi Academy Trust sector is desirable but not essential

What we can offer you:

  • A commitment to your wellbeing and work-life balance: free access to our mental health and wellbeing app ‘wisdom’
  • A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected
  • A commitment to your own professional development
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

Interested in applying?

If this is something you’re interested in e take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role to apply.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can positively impact a number of entitlements, including increased annual holiday payments which represent an increase in salary. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. 

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About Astrea Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

Astrea is a trust that is coming of age and moving beyond its foundational years into a mature phase of development, our aim is that every child gets a brilliant education. Our work starts and ends with a universal belief in high standards and expectations for every child, no matter what barriers they face.

Underpinning our vision is a commitment that knowledge and scholarship will be celebrated, we want our children to become resilient in the face of challenge and we commit to providing all Astrea children with rich opportunities and to supporting them every step of the way. I am incredibly proud of what the Astrea family has achieved and as the trust matures, we are in a strong position to embark upon this next exciting phase, where all of our energy will be focused on providing a brilliant education which helps children to learn, thrive and lead successful lives.

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