HR Director

Broadleaf Partnership Trust
Plantsbrook Academy, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£44,863 to £56,075 per annum, pro rata, Actual Salary: £36,873 to £46,089 (Pay Award pending)
15 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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Part time permanent
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Broadleaf Partnership Trust

Plantsbrook Academy

Upper Holland Road

Sutton Coldfield

B72 1RB

Telephone Number: 0121 362 7310

Email Address:

Job Start Date: January 2022

Hours per week: 30 per week - All year round

Broadleaf Partnership Trust is a strong, caring and aspirational community of academies. It is our vision to provide all our young people with outstanding educational experiences. We will nurture, value and inspire them to develop a lifelong love of learning and to flourish, and we will grow our community for the benefit of all our young people.

We are seeking a visionary HR Director to join our executive and central team. This role is initially being offered on a part time basis with the ability to evolve into a full time position as our trust grows. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will provide strategic and professional leadership of all things HR across our Trust.

The HR Director will lead the development and implementation of strategic direction including initiatives to recruit, develop and retain the trust’s talent at all levels and will also be responsible for the development and delivery of the trust’s policies, processes and systems relating to its people and their welfare. Leading and supporting the work of a trust-wide HR function, the HR Director will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day operations of a dynamic and evolving education community.

The successful candidate will possess a full CIPD qualification and will be a high performing and highly strategic generalist HR professional.

You will offer experience across multiple HR disciplines including people development, policies and procedures, employee benefits, compensation, policy formulation, HR systems, recruitment and retention, employee relations and legal and regulatory compliance.

Applications are welcomed from individuals with HR leadership experience across a variety of organisations and sectors. Previous experience within education is not a requirement but candidates must be able to demonstrate the capacity to transfer their experience, skills and knowledge into the education sector.

If you believe you have the vision and commitment and you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our students and staff, we would like to hear from you.

We can offer you:

• the opportunity to work in this forward-thinking academy trust where creativity and innovation are encouraged

• the full support of an experienced professional team of staff

• professional Development opportunities to support you in your career

• access to relevant local and national HR and education networks

• cashback healthcare plan

• employee assistance scheme to include free and confidential advice, information and counselling, discounted gym membership, discounts at various retail outlets and attractions/days out

• flexible working

• cycle to work scheme

• access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 26 November 2021, 4pm

If you are enthused by this superb leadership opportunity and want to be part of the next stage of our strategic development, we’d love to hear from you. For further details and application form visit our website

If you would like to speak to the CEO in advance of your application, please contact Beth Hughes on 0121 362 7326.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.



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