Senior HR Advisor

October 28, 2020

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Senior HR Advisor

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

October 28, 2020, 3:56 pm

Senior HR Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Education Trust

Post: Senior HR Advisor
Base: North Shore Academy, Talbot Street, Stockton on Tees, TS20 2AY

Scale: SCP 37 – 39 (Subject to job evaluation)
Salary: £39,782 – £41,675
Contract: Permanent – Please note term time only working will be considered.
Closing Date: 11th November 2020

Northern Education Trust is a DFE approved charity that sponsors academies to ensure that every student achieves their full potential. The Trust sponsors 21 academies; 11 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local authority regions. There will be some requirement to travel to academies across the Trust, although many meetings can be managed virtually.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and suitably experienced individual for the above key position within the Trust. The ideal candidate will be a talented and innovative HR professional who can deliver a professional HR service to senior leaders, employees and governors across the Trust, supporting them to secure positive outcomes for our students. You will take a proactive role in assisting senior leaders with their HR needs and problems through case and project management, including grievance, discipline, capability, appraisal and attendance management. You will also take the lead on whole school TUPE processes as well as any staffing restructures.

You will be CIPD qualified; have experience of working in the education sector and be focused on providing effective business solutions for the real challenges that leaders face.

You will be able to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels to offer education focussed solutions, putting students at the heart of all decisions.

Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

Holiday entitlement is 30 days per year (September to August). All other conditions are NJC conditions. Service with a body listed on the redundancy modification order will be recognised for continuous service purposes.

For further information please download an application pack from or contact Natalie Sutherland (Trainee HR Advisor) on [email protected]. Please note completed applications must be returned to Natalie by email.

For informal discussions please contact Jessica Worthington (HR Manager) on [email protected] or mobile 07714 245673.

Closing date: Noon, 11th November 2020

We reserve the right to close posts earlier than the closing date as specified above.


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The Grangefield Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.