HR Business Partner - The Shaw Education Trust

The Lodge, Wolstanton High School, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 9JU
Circa £40,000
20 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Shaw Education Trust

We are a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust who lead and manage academies in all phases, all sectors and in all communities. We believe that all children should have the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point. We pledge an unswerving commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals for all young people in our academies.

Shaw Education Trust is currently comprised of 17 academies. We have other schools joining us imminently across the North West, West Midlands and East Midlands.

We are looking to appoint a HR Business Partner to offer proactive and outstanding HR support to our Academies, primarily across the Midlands.

Linking with our existing HRBP the successful candidate will provide both strategic and operational HR support to an assigned geographic client base of Academies, by acting as an internal consultant and HR resource for senior leaders, managers and employees and responding proactively to the ongoing requirements. This includes providing, professional direction and support, whilst being a commercially aware, focused Business Partner and applying best practice HR solutions that meet the business needs. The HRBP will add value to discussions with business leaders, making compelling business cases for HR initiatives and offering insights and analysis to the business to aid effective decision making. The HRBP will additionally support the flawless execution of HR management processes and tools, be involved in policy development and roll out, take a lead in union negotiations and share responsibility for all aspects of employee relations across the Trust.

We welcome applications from talented and enthusiastic CIPD qualified HR professionals who have the vision, ambition and skill to develop a high-quality HR function in a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust. The successful candidate will have the aspiration to help us make Shaw Education Trust ‘Best in Class’ and will need to have a high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to influence, coach and build strong working relationships within the Trust and with the Senior Leaders they will be supporting.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions.

Application Forms should be completed and sent to Candidates requiring further information relating to this post should please contact Heather Bayliss, 01782 948250.

Interviews – Week Commencing 14th October

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