Head of Human Resources - MAT48

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Human Resources has arisen to join the HR team of Abbey Multi Academy Trust.

As a strategic member of the multi academy Trust’s Central Support Team, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of HR services within the Trust. This will include the strategic planning, development and monitoring of HR services, staff supervision and responsibility for the delegation of relevant activities to ensure the smooth running of the HR function across the Trust.

The Head of Human Resources will lead the HR functions and services for Abbey MAT including:

  • Developing the Trust’s HR strategy
  • Leading recruitment across the Trust
  • Implementing effective performance management procedures
  • Delivering appropriate and effective employee engagement
  • Through leadership of the Central HR Team and liaison with Principals, support the development of ensuring Abbey MAT is an employer of choice
  • To develop, implement and embed systems and processes for the provision of metrics to measure the success of the Service Level Agreement of the HR central team.

You will be a committed leader with the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels of the organisation. Previous experience of leading a busy HR team is essential. Previous experience working within the education sector (ideally within a Multi Academy Trust) and qualified to CIPD Level 7 or above is required.

Abbey Multi Academy Trust has dedicated staff and wonderful children who take pride in their schools. We are looking for a finance officer able to articulate and support the Christian ethos and values of the Trust. The ideal candidate must have good communication and organisational skills and a commitment to high-quality service. The candidate must also be able to work well as part of a team.

This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Trust. If you are looking to join a Multi Academy Trust with happy positive and polite students and staff, then we want to hear from you.

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is a Trust consisting of eight academies (three secondary, five primary) in the geographical areas of the Anglican Diocese of Leeds and Calderdale. All our academies share in the Trust’s mission to work In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower'. For more information about us or our primary academies please visit the following links:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school to meet the team and experience our wonderful atmosphere, are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Recruitment@abbeytrust.org

To apply please download recruitment pack and email completed application form Recruitment@abbeytrust.org

Closing date: 12pm Friday 10th December 2021

Interview date: w/c 13th December 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Name & Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552