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    31 May 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

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£40,221.00 - £44,428.00 Annually (Actual) Meridian Trust Support. Grade 11. Points 32-36

HR Manager job summary

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Salary: Meridian Trust Support. Grade 11. Points 32-36 (£40,221 - £44,428)

Hours of work: 52 Weeks per year, 37 Hours per week.

Bedfordshire based.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and supportive team as an HR Manager. Leading a Senior HR Advisor and HR Officer, you will provide HR business partnering support service within a geographical hub of schools. Using your HR expertise and experience you will provide pragmatic advice and guidance to senior leaders on a range of HR management issues, ensuring compliance with HR policies, employment law and current HR best practice. You will manage a range of employee relations issues, including disciplinary, capability and grievance cases and organisational change projects including TUPE. Your support to the schools also includes providing Professional dotted-line management of the school HR Officers.

About You:

You are:

  • An experienced HR generalist, qualified to CIPD Level 5 as a minimum, with employee relations experience in a complex and regulated environment looking for a new challenge in a friendly and supportive team.
  • A confident communicator with good HR knowledge and expertise and the ability to quickly establish your credibility and build professional relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Able to demonstrate having operated as a critical friend to senior leaders, supporting them to build organisational and people capability, implement people strategies and activities, and manage people issues effectively and fairly.
  • An experienced people manager who leads by example and supports, encourages and develops your team to ensure schools receive an excellent HR service.

HR experience in the education sector is desirable but not essential as we will provide full support and training.

This role covers multiple sites and the post-holder is expected to hold a current driving licence and have access to transport to travel to schools within their Hub and to Head Office in Sawtry for meetings.

About Us:

Meridian Trust is a successful multi-academy trust founded on its commitment to people and communities.

Our proven approach over more than a decade has elevated us to a respected and admired academy trust, a national leader in education and a source of great pride to the communities we serve. The Trust currently operates 30 schools across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire and has forged strong links within all these communities. We are committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. To find out more about the Trust, please visit: www.meridiantrust.co.uk

Benefits of working for us:

As a multi-academy trust of 30 schools, Meridian Trust can provide a wide network of opportunities for collaboration and career development for both teaching and support staff. With an initial teaching training facility and a teaching hub network within our Trust, there are ample opportunities to both, get into teaching, and develop within the profession.

As well as the above we also offer:

  • Unlimited access to CPD via Meridian Learning
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Unlimited value cycle to work scheme

To see the full range of benefits available, please visit Employee Benefits - Meridian Trust

For more information about the role please download the Applicant Information Pack below.

Applications will be considered as received and Meridian Trust reserves the right to close applications before the advertised date should a suitable candidate be identified.

The Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as Online Searches.

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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About Lincroft Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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