HR Manager

37 hours per week, all year.

M1 plus London Fringe (currently £33,106p.a. to £36,937p.a. + £832p.a.)

Are you an HR professional looking for an exciting new challenge?

Can you lead a team to provide a progressive and professional HR service?

If so, Bushey St James Trust (BSJT) are looking to appoint an extraordinary HR Manager to lead on all aspects of HR within our innovative multi-academy Trust, currently consisting of two schools.  The successful applicant will join a committed team of staff responsible for managing the day-to-day HR administration of employee life, and will provide advice to the Executive Principal, Headteacher and wider teams across the Trust.

This role will be based at Bushey Meads School, working closely with the Executive Principal and Headteacher to develop an HR strategy for the Trust moving forward.  The HR Manager will provide HR support and coaching to line managers across the Trust, as well as leading on recruitment, absence management, HR policy and managing HR information.

Applicants will have a strong, professional knowledge of HR and hold, or be working towards, a CIPD qualification or equivalent.  The successful applicant will be a confident HR Generalist, able to lead a team to provide an exceptional HR service for the Trust.  Experience in an educational environment would be beneficial.

If you are interested in applying for the post please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter.  Full details of the school and an application form can be obtained from:

Anita Burton, HR Officer

Bushey Meads School,

Coldharbour Lane,



WD23 4PA

Telephone 020 8955 8833            Email:

All applications for this post should be sent to Anita Burton either by email or post.  (Please note: applications for this post must include the school’s application form.  CV applications are not accepted).

Closing Date for applications:         Monday 3rd October 2016  (midday)

Interviews:         Tuesday 11th October 2016

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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