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HR Business Partner

Michael Page Human Resources
Surrey, England
Up to £40000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare, Cycle to Work
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner
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Job Details

An experienced HR Business Partner who will work in partnership with the School's senior management and executive team to provide advice, coach and support on a range of HR issues. Alongside project support, you will liaise with managers in ensuring that HR processes are followed, that coaching and support is delivered, to provide a professional, pro-active and customer-focused HR service.

Client Details

Well known Internation School.


The HR Business Partner will be responsible for:

  • Providing timely expert HR advice, guidance and support to managers and employees in all aspects of the employee life cycle;
  • Act as senior point of contact and subject matter expert on complex employment cases and projects and provide HR related advice across the generalist range of the role;
  • Be responsible for the delivery and timely conclusion of all aspects of HR casework; including absence management, discipline, grievance, performance management and other employee relations issues in accordance with policies and procedures;
  • Assist with the delivery of key HR initiatives across the HR spectrum, including, restructuring, resourcing, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management;
  • Proactively respond to day-to-day HR issues and queries providing prompt advice on HR procedures and employee counselling;
  • Conduct inductions for new personnel;
  • Monitor and track probationary periods for new employees, supporting Line Managers as required;
  • Assist with the planning of orientation and refresher training each August
  • Conduct exit interviews and report on findings;
  • Support the performance appraisal system and data for faculty and staff in line with the School's Learning Journey programme;
  • Possess a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as excellent communication, numerical and inter-personal skills;
  • Organise and prioritise work to meet key deadlines;
  • Manage HR administration, documents and records to provide a reliable, efficient and compliant service;
  • Liaise with the School's legal advisers as appropriate; and
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current employment law and best practice.


The successful HR Business Partner must have:

  • CIPD Level 5 qualification
  • Demonstrable success of working as an HR Business Partner or Senior HR Advisor
  • Experience of delivering and implementing innovative people solutions that meet business needs, within a fast paced environment
  • Experience of Ofsted and/or ISI inspections
  • Ability to apply judgement, creativity and flexibility to generate new and innovative ideas and approaches to problem solve
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of employment law and HR best practice
  • Ability to work flexibly - manging changing and competing priorities and absorbing new information rapidly to address complex issues
  • Committed to supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational and working environment
  • Supportive of school policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Ability to work flexibly - manging changing and competing priorities and absorbing new information rapidly to address complex issues
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Job Offer

  • £40,000
  • private pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 20 days holiday + publice and bank holidays
  • Private health and dental care
  • Free on duty meals
  • Based in Surrey
  • Education sector


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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