HR Manager (MFS)

Closing on: Aug 9, 2024
Position: HR Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Location: Mayfield School
Term Time: All year round

Hours of Work: 36.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, All Year Round (with the option to bank some hours).

Contract type: Permanent

Salary including allowances: Grade 4 – £32,076 – £39,186 (FTE)

Start date of role: September 2024

Closing date of role: 9 August at 4.00pm

Interview date of role: 16 August 2024

Enhanced DBS Check Required: Yes

Mayfield School is looking for an experienced HR Manager to join our team. Our school is a special school for 310 pupils aged between 2 and 19 with a wide range of special educational needs and disabilities including autism. Mayfield is a Unicef Rights Respecting School on a journey to achieve gold status.

The school is split across two sites – Wheeler Street in Lozells (co-located with Holte School and Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery) and Heathfield Road in Handsworth. Successful applicants can be asked to work at either site depending on the needs of the school

The ideal candidate will have experience of:

  • Providing an efficient and professional HR Support Service in a school or similar environment
  • Administering the recruitment process
  • Monitoring and updating the single central record to ensure safeguarding compliance
  • Monitoring staff absence
  • Assisting with disciplinary and grievance procedures

A recent welbee staff survey showed Mayfield as being in the top 20% of schools showing that risks of work-related stress and staff wellbeing are effectively managed and controlled. Our teaching assistants tell us that they value the in-house training offered by the school and welcome the professional development opportunities available to them. 

We are proud to be part of Education Impact Academy Trust where “better never ends”. 

Employee Benefits:

All support staff are enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (West Midlands Pension Fund) which provides a secure pension and immediate life cover.  We offer an Employee Assistance Programme called BHSF which provides 24/7 access to a GP from anywhere in the world; a telephone helpline, face to face e-consultation service, private prescription service; Expert and practical legal advice; 24/7; Confidential helpline for support with emotional matters; Money management support.

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search (and a prohibition check for teachers) will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.    

To read a copy of our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy please click on the link below:  

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To read our policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders please click on the link below: 

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This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide: 

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How to apply:

Please apply online:  (or scroll to the bottom of this page)

Please note that only Trust application forms will be accepted. We will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) or accept them instead of an application form.

Closing Date:  9 August at 4.00pm

Interview Date:  16 August 2024

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