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Job Ref No. ECC2578-37S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: c£18,000 to £21,000
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: Friday 21st May 2021 Shortlisting Starts:  20/04/2021

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We are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational HR professional to join our successful and forward looking Multi-Academy Trust. The post holder will provide a comprehensive human resource service to the leadership team based at the lead school within the Trust, comprising of six schools located within the Basildon area.

You will be required to have a successful track-record in HR, including strong casework experience and have a minimum of level 5 CIPD qualification.

Your knowledge, confidence and proven skills in the delivery of change programmes will provide you with the ability to lead on organisational change in line with the Trust's strategic plans.

We can offer you flexible working (with the prospect of increased hours as more schools join the MAT), a supportive environment, opportunities for personal development and free parking.

The key purpose of this role is to support and assist the CEO and Leadership Team in all aspects of HR. Duties will include:

• Recruitment - selection and retention;

• staff terms and conditions;

• employee relations;

• compliance;

• managing escalated parental complaints;

• leading update sessions for Leadership Team;

• HR policies and procedures and change;

• provide advice on employment law and regulation up-dates;

• develop HR strategies and manage staffing issues;

• establish priorities, work independently; and

• have the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and be experienced in dealing with sensitive information.

Hours - This position is for 25 hours a week, term-time only (38 weeks plus 5.3 week's paid holiday). Distribution of hours across the working-week can be discussed and agreed at interview/offer stage. Due to the nature of this role, we are happy for the right candidate to work their 25 contracted hours in such a way which fits in with their personal commitments.

Salary - Essex Schools Pay Scales, Scale 8 Point 27 to Scale 9 Point 33 (dependent upon experience). The actual starting salary for this role will therefore be c£18,000 to £21,000.

Closing Date - 19th April 2021

Date of Interviews - 21st May 2021

Please see the attached Recruitment Pack which gives more information on Lee Chapel Multi-Academy Trust. School tours welcomed.

To apply for this role, please complete the application form and submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter, which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification, and outlines your interest in the Lee Chapel Multi-Academy Trust.

So, why not join us on our journey, making a real difference to both our futures?

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Sue Jackson
The Knares, Basildon
Essex, SS16 5RU
Telephone: 01268 474177

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