Head of Schools HR Service

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HOS2 £64,746 - £83,202
Enfield, London Borough
Job Type
Full Time

Are you ready to lead and innovate in the world of education HR? We are looking for a Head of Schools HR Service to join our team and make a significant impact. In this senior leadership role, you will manage and develop an effective HR service for schools, ensuring compliance with legislation and fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement. You will be the strategic lead managing traded services, the negotiator with trade unions, and the advisor to headteachers and senior leadership teams. Your expertise will help shape the future of HR in education, and your vision will guide schools through the evolving landscape of HR policies and practices. If you are passionate about education, have a track record of HR excellence, and are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role, apply now and be a part of our journey towards excellence in education.

Join us and contribute to a service that supports the aspirations and achievements of schools and the wider community. Your leadership will ensure that our HR service aligns with the ethos and values of our organisation, promoting equality, diversity, and the highest standards of people management.

We do not see your name or title when shortlisting your application. This is one of many initiatives to build a more talented and diverse workforce. However, if you put your name on your CV or Statement it will be visible to us. For this reason, we ask that you do not include your name on these documents. Please note it is your responses to the Essential/Desirable criteria, as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification, which is available on the job advert, that will determine if you are shortlisted for an interview, therefore we encourage you to always address the essential and desirable criteria in your application/CV.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest, and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviors too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 32 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • A blend of remote and office based working for most roles. 
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
  • 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you are interested in this role, please click here to apply now.

Closing date: Sunday 11th August 2024

Interview Date: TBC

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This role expires 11/08/2024.
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