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Job Ref No. ECC0-84S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Salary up to £65,874pa
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/04/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: On rolling  

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New Hall School requires a full time Head of Human Resources (start date is negotiable)

Senior Leadership role with competitive salary, up to £65,874pa, excellent benefits & CPD

School fee remission of two thirds of fees, for children in Reception to Year 13

8 weeks' holiday per year, including bank holidays

This is an exciting opportunity to bring strong leadership to our experienced Senior Leadership & Management Team (SLMT), providing HR advice on complex issues. This is a key role in the largest Catholic boarding & day school in the UK. New Hall offers an exceptional working environment, in a stunning, Grade I listed historic setting. With a staff of around 300, New Hall is a warm, welcoming and supportive community.

The Head of HR has responsibility for the oversight of staffing matters for New Hall School Trust, New Hall Enterprises Ltd and New Hall Multi-Academy Trust. S/he will have proven leadership & management skills and supervisory experience, together with strong commercial acumen. S/he line manages the HR Administrator and reports to the Deputy Principal. A CIPD Level 7 qualification or equivalent is required.


New Hall is committed to increasing numbers of staff from minority ethnic backgrounds across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The School's Equal Opportunities Policy is available on the School's website.


Closing Date: Midday, Monday 26 April 2021

JOB ID: NH0200

New Hall is committed to safeguarding students. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

For details & an Application Form please visit: www.newhallschool.co.uk/job-opportunities
Alternatively, please contact the HR Department on 01245 467 588.
New Hall School Trust: Registered Office at New Hall School • Limited Company (05472420) • Registered Charity (1110286) • Registered in England

Information about the School

New Hall is a Catholic independent boarding & day school for girls and boys aged 1-18. New Hall School operates the highly successful 'diamond model', where students are educated in co-educational classes from ages 1 to 11 and at Sixth Form. However, from ages 11 to 16 they are taught in single-sex lessons. Click on one of the four diamonds below to find out more about our divisions.

The main benefits of the 'diamond model' and five years of single-sex teaching, derive from the ability to tailor pastoral and academic provision more sensitively and expertly to the needs of young people going through the physical, emotional and social upheaval of adolescence. Young teenagers are liberated from the negative peer pressure of having to perform in mixed classes. The gender stereotyping of subjects is also removed. Girls and boys follow an identical curriculum and do not learn to perceive subjects as being more suited to either girls or boys.

The Sixth Form experience at New Hall is about expanding students' horizons, both in their specialist areas of study and, more generally, in terms of their personal development.

From the moment New Hall students first travel up the mile-long, tree-lined avenue that leads to the grand façade of the former Tudor palace, they will be given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and to develop into confident young men and women. New Hall is set in an idyllic and convenient location, on the outskirts of the City of Chelmsford, Essex, just 30 minutes by train from London and within easy reach of all major London airports.

As a Catholic independent boarding & day school, at New Hall with every student we aim to educate the whole person: academically, creatively and socially, in a community which also nurtures the spiritual dimensions of human life.

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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Contact Information

Aimee Gray
The Avenue
Boreham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 3HS
Telephone: 01245 467588
Email: hr@newhallschool.co.uk

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