HR Advisor

  • Contract type - Permanent (36 hours per week, term time only plus 8 days)
  • Salary range - Salary: £30,984 – £33,486 (FTE) Actual Salary: £27,688 - £29,924
  • Location - Co-op Academy Swinton
  • Closing date - July 13, 2022
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Co-op Academies Trust is seeking a passionate and dedicated HR Advisor to join our Swinton Academy Team.

As a HR Advisor, you’ll provide a high-quality operational HR service to the local Academy team. Working closely with the Principal, and wider leadership team, you’ll be the first point of contact for all local HR matters including Employee Relations, supporting wellbeing and recruitment. You’ll be supported by the Hub HR Manager, and form part of the larger HR network across the Trust.

Successful candidates will have gravitas; feel comfortable to challenge (and be challenged!). It’s essential that you are CIPD qualified (or equivalent) or working towards qualified status, with up-to-date awareness of HR matters with a good understanding of employment law and HR good practice, ideally within an education setting.

As well as possessing the right skills and experience, as a ‘people person’ we’ll need you to have bags of enthusiasm and the ability to build strong working relationships, and influence others.

Co-op Academies Trust aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community. It is responsible for twenty-seven academies in Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, the Wirral and Stoke-on-Trent, with the Co-op Group acting as the sponsor.

You’ll join a talented staff team and a successful partnership of schools which is committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities it serves.

For further detailed information please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please note that while the role is Term Time Only, salary payments are made in 12 monthly instalments, not just during term time.

Closing Date: Midnight Wednesday 13 July 2022

Interview Date(s): Monday 18 July 2022

What we offer:

  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within Co-op Academies Trust
  • Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more
  • Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership
  • A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment
  • Enthusiastic students who are keen to make good progress
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/Continuing professional development

Co-op Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.

To Apply:

Please find further information about Co-op Academy Swinton on our website: https://swinton.coopacademies.co.uk/

To find out further information about the Co-op Academies Trust visit: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/

If you’d like to have an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Wil Dixon, Hub HR Manager, by emailing: William.Dixon@coopacademies.co.uk

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. To Apply please complete Application Form PART A and Application Form PART B and email them to: centralrecruitment@coopacademies.co.uk

Contact

If you’d like to have an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Wil Dixon, Hub HR Manager, by emailing: William.Dixon@coopacademies.co.uk

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. To Apply please complete Application Form PART A and Application Form PART B and email them to: centralrecruitment@coopacademies.co.uk

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