HR Assistant (People Matters)
Hours per week: 21.9, term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
WASHWOOD HEATH MULTI ACADEMY TRUST, Burney Lane, Birmingham, B8 2AS
Telephone Number: 0121 675 0536 - Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: 01/09/2019
Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust (“WHMAT”) is a caring & friendly group of 7 academies (1 All Through, 2 secondary & 4 primarys), serving a discrete, diverse & multicultural community in East Birmingham. We have 699 employees spread across 7 sites, all within a 3.5 mile-radius of each other. It’s an exciting time to join WHMAT. Our HR function will be centralising in September 2019 & we are looking for additional colleagues to support our newly created structure; namely a transactional team dealing with recruitment, pay & terms and conditions & a “People Matters” team that works proactively with the Director of People on case-work, policy & strategic projects.
We are looking for ambitious and hard-working people to support and to help shape our newly created transactional and People Matters teams, which will be overseen by our Director of People.
Our dream candidates would have: -
Previous HR experience, ideally within an education environment
Excellent communication skills with a “can-do” attitude
An ability to work within a team & independently
Excellent time management & organisational skills
Excellent IT Skills, including excel & word etc.
A thirst for learning & a desire to progress, or start, their CIPD qualifications
A willingness to travel across the 7 sites, as needed, to meet needs of key stakeholders
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: 24/05/2019, 24.00
Informal visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Rose Chaundy, Employee Relations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0121 675 9017 to arrange this.
Packs are also available to download from our website on www.washwoodmat.com .
Completed application forms should be emailed to email@example.com
(NB CV’s will not be accepted)
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.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.