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HR Manager

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
PO1 33 - 36 £30,861 - £33,111
Frederick Bremer School, Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/03/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


PO1 33 – 36


We are seeking to appoint an experienced HR Manager to be responsible for the provision of a high quality strategic and operational workforce support, supporting the delivery of best practice people management across the school.  

The post holder will build trusting and effective relationships with the senior and middle leaders, providing expertise and leadership across all aspects of people and change management within the school, and on the interpretation of HR best practice and school policies and procedures. They will develop people management capabilities of line managers, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to address their staff management responsibilities. They will be expected to manage all employee relations issues within the school, working alongside senior leaders with often complex issues.  

The successful candidates will be CIPD qualified or working towards a qualification, preferably Level 5 or above. Experience of working in schools or education is desirable but not essential.   You must be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of employment legislation and be able to manage difficult situations with tact and diplomacy. You will need to have some experience of line managing staff and a good understanding of the performance management process.

The successful candidate will be required to work term time plus 10 additional days during the school holidays.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

For more information and an application pack please see our website or email or contact Sheri Warwick Baker, 0208 498 3344.   Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to the above email address by 9am on Wednesday 22nd March. Interviews will take place on Thursday, 30th March 2017.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
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