4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£33,024 to £37,336

Pay scale

NJC SCP 24-29

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working alongside the Trust HR Lead to provide HR support to Trust schools, you will be a point of contact for people managers’ queries on HR matters, ensuring you are familiar with Trust policies and relevant legislation.

You will regularly support with employee relations case work across schools within the Trust.

You will contribute to upholding the Trust’s vision, values and ethos and treat everyone within the Trust with respect, offering high levels of HR support and customer service.

You will also deputise for the Trust HR Lead when required.

What the school offers its staff

LDST is special. We are a family of 18 schools across 7 local authorities across the North West, which welcomes young people of all faiths and none, working

together to provide an excellent education built on distinctly Christian values.

The members of our family are our colleagues, those who bring our vision to life, in our schools, every day.

If you are committed to providing an excellent education, promoting wellbeing, supporting each other, nurturing community, embedding dignity and respect, collaborating, and living a shared purpose… We want to hear from you!

Just as we welcome all children, we welcome colleagues of all faiths and none, from all communities.

We are wholly committed to being an inclusive organisation where everybody feels that they belong and to fully represent the communities who live across the Liverpool Diocese. We treat all people with dignity, respect, and kindness.

What we offer:

  • We are committed to maintaining (or bettering) national terms and conditions for teachers and support staff – This includes automatic pay progression within pay scales for teachers who meet teacher standards and their appraisal objectives and a minimum of 27 days of annual leave for support staff.

  • CPD – All support staff can apply for fully-funded apprenticeships up to degree level. Teachers can undertake NPQs with us as a proud Church of England delivery partner.

  • Development Opportunities and Leadership Pathways – We have a wealth of development opportunities that are open to colleagues across our Trust and are exceptionally proud of our very high levels of internal promotion.

  • Annual Trust Wide Conference – For all colleagues to celebrate and learn together.

  • Collaboration – Regular networking opportunities across our 14 networks for different staff groups.

  • In house support – our Central Team provides direct help and guidance on all education and corporate matters.

  • Trust Wellbeing Group – Exploring and implementing new and innovative initiatives to support our colleagues to be happy and healthy in work.

Commitment to safeguarding

Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment to keeping children safe. Any offer of employment will be subject to statutory pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, online checks, Enhanced DBS, and Barred List checks. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 & 2020) and shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose any relevant criminal history prior to interview.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@ldst.org.uk

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About Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

The Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust was established in 2017 by the Diocese of Liverpool. We now have 18 schools in our family – 17 primary and one secondary school - with ambitions for further growth across both sectors.

Built upon our distinctly Christian values, we have a strong track record of school improvement, as evidenced in recent OFSTED and SIAMs inspections and our outcomes at primary are consistently above national averages. This has been achieved through a strong culture of collaboration, enabling best practice to be shared and talented staff to thrive; an unshakeable expectation for every child to achieve; and a commitment to continuing to develop ourselves and our practices.
As a Diocesan Trust, our Christian values are intrinsically linked to our commitment to provide an innovative, high quality education, so that children and learners make excellent progress and fulfil their academic potential.

We do this through:
- Being a family of schools that is committed to well-being and supporting each other, so that all children, learners and staff across our Trust, flourish.
- Connecting with each other to share practice and provide an excellent education that is built on distinctly Christian values.
- A commitment to inclusion, ensuring that all learners thrive through an education that teaches wisdom, instils hope, nurtures community, and embeds dignity and respect.
- Strong bonds of collaboration, innovative approaches to education and a shared purpose amongst schools, families, and communities.

What does our Trust care about and how do the values match up?

LDST is a distinctly Christian Trust. We want our children to receive an excellent education built on distinctly Christian values. We are respectful and responsive to the individual needs of our schools, whilst determined to make a difference to learners across all schools.

We have four core values:
Our commitment to ‘collaboration’ ensures that we connect and work in partnership for the benefit of learners and staff across our Trust. Staff across our schools work as a family carrying out research, sharing practice, developing resources, and increasing expertise. Leaders at all levels, including Headteachers and Chairs of Governors, have regular networks and forum meetings to discuss, solve problems and make collective decisions for the good of all schools.
With such strong bonds of collaboration, we can support our schools to enhance the opportunities and outcomes for their pupils and staff by:

• Developing and sharing best practice in education, teaching, learning, curriculum, and outcomes
• Co-ordinating staff recruitment, professional training, and career development to create a skilled, motivated, expert workforce
• Working collaboratively to increase operational efficiency and making optimum use of available resources
Our commitment to ‘local’ means that our schools are local schools, led by local leaders and governors, serving local communities. Our central team supports and empowers our leaders to provide the highest quality of education.

Our commitment to ‘inclusion’ ensures that we are a Trust for those of all faiths and none. We are dedicated to ensuring that all learners regardless of faith, background and disability can achieve their full potential.
Our commitment to ‘difference’ ensures that we respect the uniqueness of each of our schools and celebrate the many differences of the whole LDST community. Schools are supported to maintain their own distinctiveness and to develop a curriculum that is unique to them.

Across LDST we learn, love, and achieve together with Jesus in all that we do, supporting each other, working together, and sharing a vision for an excellent education.

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