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Job Ref No. ECC0-69S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £36,648-£42,043
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: On application  

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SECAT are seeking an experienced HR professional to support the delivery of an exceptional HR service and play a key role in our strive to continually evolve our culture and approach to HR and Organisational Development.

Qualified to CIPD Level 5 or above, with recent, demonstrable knowledge and experience of employment legislation and practice, this is a great opportunity to advance your HR career in a forward-thinking organisation during an exciting period of change.

As HR Business Partner you will lead on business partnering work within a designated staff group and work closely with managers to build skills and expertise, and to embed a consistent and timely approach to all people matters. You will also have opportunities to support HR projects and wider organisational development initiatives including wellbeing and equality, diversity, and inclusion.

We are looking for someone with strong technical HR skills, but more importantly with fantastic communication and relationship building skills. As an experienced and established HR professional and business partner, you will be expected to deal effectively with a wide range of people matters and offer advice, coaching and support across the trust.

View the job description for more details about the role and to find out further information about the Trust and to apply please visit

Applications are invited from candidates who have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a thoroughly committed team. Our schools benefit from wonderful children, engaged parents and a supportive working environment and it is an exciting time to be working with us.

If you're looking for a new challenge and would like to discuss the role in more detail please apply now or arrange an informal chat with Leah Knowles, Director of People

As part of SECAT, we offer our staff excellent CPD opportunities and support through our network of experienced professionals, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

A copy of the SECAT Recruitment and Selection Policy and Privacy Notice for Job Applicants can be found in the policies section of the SECAT website (

SECAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

SECAT reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

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The SECAT mission statement

We are a community of schools working in partnership, sharing resources and ideas to provide a rounded and inclusive education to our pupils who range from the age of 2 through to 18. We work towards enhancing the life chances and prosperity of our students and to equip them for adult life. Whilst keeping each school’s individual character, we encourage our staff to share best practice and knowledge to further benefit our students. We are passionate about educating and encouraging our students to become active, successful citizens and to have the confidence to meet any challenge they face.

‘Building strong schools, building strong partnerships, building strong communities’

The Central Multi-Academy Trust Head Office is based at SECAT House, which is in the extensive grounds of Thorpedene Primary School. The Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and PA to the Executive Team, all work from SECAT House.

The Central Finance Team, the Central ICT Team, the Central Estates Team and the Central HR Team are all based in Shoeburyness High School .

Each school has a Local Academy Committee, to which the Trust Board delegate responsibilities.

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

Jan D'Eca
Delaware Road, Shoeburyness
Essex, SS3 9NP
Telephone: 01702 580463

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