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Come and join Herts for Learning Ltd, the UK's largest Schools Company.

Developed from Hertfordshire LA, the company is now owned and accountable directly to schools, who hold 80% of the shares, and Hertfordshire County Council who own 20% of the shares.

Children in the classroomHerts for Learning provides flexible, high quality teaching, learning, leadership and business support to schools and education settings in Hertfordshire and beyond.  Our priorities are to ensure that the standard of education and outcomes for children are increased, and that schools receive traded services which meet their needs.

All of our staff are highly qualified, experienced practitioners with expertise in leadership and subject knowledge across the curriculum.

We have much to offer including a state-of-the-art professional development centre and modern office facilities based in Stevenage. If you are looking for the next exciting move in your career we would love you to come and join us!

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Full-time / part-time (flexible working considered), 37 hours per week

c.£38,000 p.a.  (dependent on experience),  pro rata for part –time, plus excellent pension and performance bonus

Based in Stevenage

Herts For Learning Ltd is a leading, not for profit, HR provider to the education sector and is seeking to recruit an experienced HR employee relations professional to the role of Senior HR Adviser.  We are a close-knit team, supporting mainly Head Teachers and Chairs of Governors to solve their HR challenges, helping schools to focus their effort on improving the quality of education for children. This is a highly varied and rewarding role, working closely with schools across Hertfordshire covering a wide range of complex casework.

The role is office based with travel to schools.  Expert knowledge of employment law and HR practice is essential in relation to the full scope of employee relations advice including;

  • Redundancy/Restructures
  • TUPE
  • Equality Act, particularly disability discrimination
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinary
  • Capability
  • Workshop/seminar presentations

Experience of the education sector/education law and building strong relationships with Trade Unions is desirable.

This is a client facing role and requires excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and a good command of IT.

For an informal discussion, please contact Toni Argent in the first instance on 01438 844891.

Interview Day: TBC


Herts for Learning Recruitment Team
01438 844786