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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 Hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

Hay Band A (£32,076 - £36,648 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The White Hills Park Trust comprises six successful schools across Nottinghamshire, three primary, two secondary (one including a sixth form) and one special school. The Trust is embarking on a period of steady growth with further schools joining us in due course.

Our partnership of schools is united by shared ethos and values, working in deep collaboration to give all of our children the best possible start in life.Our mission is to provide the very best opportunities and outcomes for young people. Our staff work closely together to deliver high quality teaching and learning, share good practice, pool resources and participate in joint projects for the benefit of pupils.

This is an exciting time for the Trust as we continue to grow, and we are looking for a dynamic individual to become part of our small HR team. We are a friendly, supportive and lively team and we are looking for a confident, flexible and ambitious individual to join us in providing an exceptional service to our schools. As HR Advisor, you will provide professional advice and guidance to leaders on policies and procedures, terms and conditions and other HR related matters. You will be responsible for the strategic and proactive case management of long- and short-term sickness absences and advising on a range of other employee relation cases.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our pupils by providing exceptional support to our senior leaders and wonderful group of committed staff.
  • A full package of support, including induction programme, mentoring and ongoing support from the HR Director.
  • The chance to develop your skills and knowledge in the field of Education HR with opportunities for ongoing training.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Access to a wide range of free wellbeing services via the Schools Advisory Service (SAS).
  • Flexible working – you will have an office base, but will be visiting our schools and there will also be the opportunity to work from home regularly.
  • Free parking on site.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Has significant experience of providing high quality advice to managers and senior leaders on a range of HR issues.
  • Has significant experience of successfully managing their own case load, from end to end.
  • Is confident, knowledgeable and able to adapt their style to a range of different audiences.
  • Wishes to develop their skills and knowledge further and is committed to their own continuous improvement.
  • Is flexible and able to demonstrate both critical and creative thinking.
  • Can work well in a team and make a positive contribution.

Although it would be useful, it is not essential that you have experience in the field of Education, as training will be provided. What is important is that you have proven HR advisory skills, a positive outlook, are a problem solver, and that you can show resilience and a sense of humor in this fast paced and challenging environment.

Further details about the role

Please do contact Sue Angood, HR Director, via email sue.angood@whptrust.org, if you would like to have an informal conversation about this post or would like to arrange a visit.

The White Hills Park Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age, or sexual orientation for posts within Educational Settings. The White Hills Park Trust is a Pathfinder for the Framework for Ethical Leadership in Education and expects all leaders in the Trust to embody these values in their daily work.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, online checks will be undertaken and references will be required from past employers.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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