HR Manager (maternity cover)

King Edward’s School (KES) and King Edward VI High School for Girls (KEHS), seek an experienced, self-starting and pragmatic HR generalist with a detailed understanding of current employment law and practice for a temporary HR Manager maternity cover position from May 2020 to April 2021.

The ability to think strategically and engage at senior levels in an academic environment, yet act operationally, is essential. This role presents an exciting challenge for someone looking to lead and develop the HR function for King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls. The role is key to ensuring that the Heads, the Senior Leadership team and line managers are provided with an efficient HR service, and that all teaching and support staff are provided with timely assistance in HR matters.

Hours: 37 hours per week, all-year round from May 2020 to April 2021. A term time position with ‘plus days’ in the school holidays could also be considered for the right candidate.
Salary: £36,735 per annum (Grade 11, SCP 33).

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 27 February 2020.
Interviews: Week commencing 2 March 2020.

How to apply
To apply for this role, submit a completed application form (available for download below) and a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role by email to Zoe Robinson, Bursar:

Download application pack.
Download application form.

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the Schools’ Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the Schools’ websites.  

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