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  • Start date details

    May 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£33,059.00 - £36,659.00 Annually (Actual)

HR Advisor (DST058BC) job summary

People (HR) Advisor

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Grade 10 - £33,059 - £36,659

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Discovery Schools Trust are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced People Advisor to provide advice and support to a range of key stakeholders and deliver an effective and measured solution to all people management issues. You will be comfortable managing a busy workload, prioritising effectively while maintaining clear and frequent communication with stakeholders. You will also have sound knowledge and understanding of employment law required at advisory level.

This role is based on a hybrid working model with the benefit of some working from home with IT equipment provided by the Trust once training has been undertaken.

Work life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of the role and the structure of the organisation.

Discovery is an innovative, high performing multi-academy trust working across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence.

If you have a passion for education and helping children and staff realise their potential, then this role could be the start of a great journey with a growing Trust.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead on providing HR professional advice and support to a range of key stakeholders ensuring that a focus is placed on the effective and measured solution to all people management issues.
  • Attend meetings at local settings to support headteachers/senior leaders with the progression of a HR issue.
  • Manage HR caseload ensuring that all the cases are progressed in a timely way and in accordance with any timelines that are prescribed by HR Policy and procedure.
  • Take an active role in HR related project work which could include HR data research, monitoring and analysis and compliance.

The ideal candidate will :

  • Have a certificate in Personnel Practice level 5 or relevant and proven experience at this level
  • Have up to date knowledge and understanding of employment law
  • A great team player with excellent personal skills
  • A great communicator
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated to work as part of the team
  • Able to cope with new challenges
  • Committed to putting children at the heart of all decision making
  • Committed to innovation and have a drive to learn
  • Able to demonstrate skills with technology

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

We can offer:

  • A workplace where everyone feels represented, included and valued
  • An opportunity to be part of and contribute to the ongoing improvement of central services within a growing multi–Academy Trust
  • Dedicated and talented staff
  • Effective support and a detailed CPD support programme
  • Enthusiastic and well-motivated colleagues
  • Flexible working in line with the needs of the role

What we offer:

  • Flexible working option
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development

Why choose us:

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses. Please note that the Trust may utilise AI checking solutions during the application review process and will be considered when shortlisting.

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)
medical
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 Discovery Schools Academies Trust Ltd

Type
Multi-academy trust

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is a multi academy trust of 13 primary schools and 2 special school dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence.

The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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