HR Manager - President Kennedy School

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President Kennedy School, Rookery Lane Coventry
Grade 6 £26,511 to £32,910 per annum
10 Jan 2022
23 Jan 2022
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This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:

  1. Learners First – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon the educational benefit of our learners within a safe and supportive environment
  2. It’s about learning – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon developing and improving learning underpinned by harmonious and trusting relationships
  3. No Barriers –   no excuses, only support to ensure young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees maximise the academic achievement of learners whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well rounded individuals

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, highly organised and adaptable HR professional, to be responsible for the operation of all aspects of the Trust’s HR service at President Kennedy School, and to contribute to the delivery of HR services across the Trust.

CIPD qualified with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a HR Management position, you will be committed to building brighter futures and to ensuring that the HR function facilitates the achievement of educational objectives. You will be a confident communicator, able to work in a fast paced environment and to develop effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

With a sound knowledge of employment law and practice you will manage casework, ensure compliance and work with the HRD to meet KPI’s and manage KRI’s. You will implement Trust policies and practice, provide HR advice and support to managers and Senior Leaders and deliver HR administrative activities in an efficient, effective and professional manner, ensuring that all safeguarding and data protection requirements are met.

Experience of working in education and context specific knowledge is preferred but not essential; the successful candidate must be able to develop and maintain a good working knowledge and understanding of relevant statutory requirements, policies and procedures and terms and conditions of employment, in particular in relation to safeguarding.

What makes us a good employer?

The Trust recognises that people's needs will change throughout their working lives and is committed to developing and delivering working practices and policies that are responsive to this. In addition to opportunities for professional development the Trust offers attractive reward and benefits packages including competitive rates of pay, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, policies to support family and carer commitments, Occupational Health services and career pathways across the Trust. 

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For an informal discussion please contact Chantelle Bayliss, HR Director, on 07904 803 059

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s. Applications should be returned to or to Human Resources, President Kennedy School, Rookery Lane, Coventry, CV6 4GL marked for the attention of Chantelle Bayliss, HR Director.

The Futures Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd January 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Application forms and further details are available by contacting the Trust on the above telephone number or email

Key Requirement

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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