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Temporary School Human Resources Advisor

Batley Girls’ High School is an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.

Role Overview

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic School Human Resources Advisor to join the team at Batley Girls’ High School and deliver an effective, best practice Human Resources (HR) service to the school, working closely with colleagues in the Senior Leadership Team. The role is temporary until 31 December 2022 to cover an absent colleague.

The successful applicant will have significant previous experience of working in a generalist HR role, hold the level 5 CIPD qualification (or equivalent, or have equivalent relevant experience) and be an effective communicator. A flexible ‘can do’ attitude is essential, as is the ability to be proactive and work with minimum supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking Trust, who in return for your commitment and hard work, will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.

Contractual Terms

37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks

Temporary until 31 December 2022 in the first instance

Grade / Salary

Grade 10 (Pending Job Evaluation)

Actual salary: £28,398 to £30,605 per annum

Closing Date

19 August 2022 at Midday


Interviews will be held in August


Batley Girls' High School
Windmill Lane
West Yorkshire
WF17 0LD

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