Head of HR Operations

Academies Enterprise Trust
10 Apr 2018
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: 183 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU (the post will require national travel)

Academies Enterprise Trust is the largest academy trust in the country with a national network of 63 primary, special and secondary academies across England. Under new leadership and with an entirely new executive team, AET is now a radically different organisation. School improvement, governance and finance have all been overhauled and we are now in a position to grow.

We are currently moving forward with a Business Service review of our central team. This post will lead and manage the delivery of a high quality, effective and proactive HR function across our academies.

You will be a Chartered Member of CIPD, with significant experience of dealing with complex generalist HR matters within the Education sector. Significant knowledge of HR policies and procedures and their implementation to include advising on reorganisation and redundancy, disciplinary and grievance and other employee relations matters. This will include experience of working with trade union representatives at a national and local level. You will manage and deliver a high quality customer focused HR service, with proven ability to build positive relationships with both internal and external colleagues.

This is an exciting period for Academies Enterprise Trust and we hope you will join us on our journey!

AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. You will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme and childcare vouchers.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. For further information on this position and to make an application please visit

This position is required to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Sunday 22 April 2018.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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