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The Human Resources Manager is a member of the Administration Team and the School Leadership Team (SLT). The Human Resources Manager is responsible to the Director for
the maintenance of accurate employee records, including all necessary regulatory data
providing up-to-date information about, and necessary support and follow-up for, employee in-service training
managing, with the Director and SLT, an effective staff recruitment process
ensuring that Halcyon meets its statutory employment, equality, health and safety obligations
leading, developing and maintaining procedures to ensure the Safeguarding of children (including the maintenance of the single central record)
maintenance of up-to-date accurate personnel records in accordance with statutory and audit requirement
managing internal cover procedures, and cover staffing, for absent staff
monitoring and maintaining attendance records and all documentation relating to attendance, illness and leave
to safeguard and promote the welfare of students
The following list serves to illustrate the scope and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. The HR and Compliance Manager will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the development of this role as practice develops, and the overall business objective of the practice changes.
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Interviews to commence: 12 December 2016.
Salary range: 35,000 - 40,000 (prorated for the part-time position).
Hours: five mornings a week from 0800-1200.
Contract: 50% contract (20 hours per week).
Start Date: 06 March 2017.
1. General responsibilities
The Human Resources Manager will
be an active advocate for Halcyon's vision, mission and core aims
be an active advocate for Halcyon's curricular and philosophical commitments as an IB World School, ensuring alignment of admission policies and practices to IB Standards and Practices
collaborate with the School Leadership Team, to support and maintain the school's operational goals, aligned to the school's strategic planning
promote a culture where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and students learn to respect differences, take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership, actively build community and strive for academic excellence
engage with teachers, students, parents and the wider school community to create a dynamic, aspirational and innovative culture - a professional learning community grounded in collaboration, focused on improving learning outcomes, and driven by data-informed decision-making
lead and support a culture accepting of innovation
be an active, life-long learner
2. Specific responsibilities
The Human Resources Manager will
manage, and provide oversight of, the staff recruitment process, as requested by the Director, ensuring at all times the school is reflected in a positive way. This includes:
a. prepare effective recruitment materials including job descriptions, person specifications, advertisements and information packs for candidates
b. lead and manage the recruitment budget
c. have knowledge on where to recruit for specific areas of expertise
d. service the short-listing interview panel and provide them with references and other documentation as required
e. lead and manage the interview process, and timetable of the interview day, ensuring interview records are kept in line with regulations.
f. ensure effective communication with candidates throughout the interview process
g. upon appointment, arrange for the appropriate documentation to be completed and statutory requirements (including safeguarding checks) met
h. evaluate and analyze historic data as well as monitor, evaluate, and improve the recruitment process
manage of the school's Visa Sponsorship (Tier 2) status, in consultation with legal consultants, and oversee all application processes work with the Director to ensure that the single central register is accurate and up to date at all times compile and maintain individual staff files to complement and confirm the CRS entries monitor changes to legislation as this relates to the school, providing SLT with key material reviews and recommendations. This specifically includes, but is not limited to, changes to employment law
health and safety regulations
Ofsted inspection materials, as these relate to 5a) and 5b) above.
track and monitor staff absence, and service the School Leadership Team, or designated committees, with reports as appropriate lead and manage effective absence management control, including return to work interviews and setting-up occupational health interviews, to reduce the impact of long term absence lead and manage Display Screen Equipment risk assessments, area risk assessments, maternity risk assessments, as necessary as necessary, arrange meetings requested by the Director liaise with the Director to support staff in-service training requirements, including the organisation, management, budgeting and recording of group and individual training conduct all staff exit procedures and interviews support the Director in compiling and submitting documentation as required by various national and international organisations and agencies log and maintain accurate, up-to-date, records of all Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Fire Safety and Child Protection issues and regulatory requirements as appropriate provide reports, data, and any other materials as requested by the Director, for the school Board of Trustees undertake any other duties requested by the Director
The successful candidate will be expected to have the following qualifications, experience and abilities:
Education to Bachelors degree level
Experience in a Human Resource or regulatory capacity
Excellent digital skills, including experience maintaining critical database systems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience working within, or leading, productive teams
The successful candidate will be expected to have the following personal attributes:
An international outlook and/or experience of living or working in an international environment
Keen to be part of a young growing organisation
Commitment to Continued Professional Development
A record of suitability to work with children
The following would also be desirable:
Knowledge/experience of international and/or IB schools
Familiarity with working with students from a variety of cultural and language backgrounds
Experience in a start-up environment
Additional qualifications in the field of IT or the service industry
Education to Masters level (or other relevant graduate programme)
To be able to work in a language apart from English
Halcyon London International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and will check the suitability of staff to work with children. Applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and overseas police checks (where necessary). Please see our Safeguarding & Promoting Welfare of Children Policy for full details of our safer recruitment procedures. Our Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request.
Halcyon London International School is an equal opportunities employer.
Halcyon London International School is the only not-for-profit, co-educational, exclusively International Baccalaureate (IB) School in London. Located at Marble Arch, Halcyon has over 120 students and 30 staff holding over 28 nationalities. We plan to grow to a maximum of 240 students by academic year 2018/19.
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