Michael Page Human Resources

Head of Human Resources (Education)

Sevenoaks, England
£50000 - £60000 per annum
13 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
JN -102020-1238163
Toni Dennis
Job Type
HR Director
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity to join a HR team and work to manage the smooth running of the HR function both strategically and operationally. This role will suit someone with a strong background in education, but will also suit someone with proven ability to working well with Senior Management and the Board of Directors. A CIPD Level 7 is highly desirable for this role, but proven experience in education would suffice too.

Client Details

My client are based in Sevenoaks.


  • Be a key contact for senior stakeholders and heads of department
  • Provide coaching and guidance to line managers on a variety of HR matters including ER cases and people management
  • Ensure a high level of compliance and updated employment legislation
  • Proactively review HR policies and procedures in line with current best practice
  • Manage appraisal and induction processes
  • Manage ER cases such as disciplinaries, grievances, investigations, performance management, absences etc.
  • Take over and complete the new system implementation
  • Manage recruitment processes and oversee a recruitment assistant
  • Manage a small team
  • Monitor the HR budget
  • Work alongside Payroll to resolve any staff queries
  • Other adhoc responsibilities as and when required.


  • You will ideally have experience working in the education sector
  • You will ideally have proven experience of system implementation
  • You will have managed a team in previous roles
  • You will be CIPD Level 7 qualified, or have a demonstrable practical experience at a similar level
  • You will be robust, adaptable and approachable
  • You will be able to work full time only, with availability/flexibility to work more hours if required.

Job Offer

Competitive salary


Health care

Annual leave

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