Job Description

The Role:

As the HR Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and driving the people strategy, ensuring the well-being and professional growth of their dedicated team. You will oversee all aspects of HR operations, from recruitment and onboarding to employee relations and professional development. Your expertise will contribute to maintaining a positive, inclusive, and motivating workplace culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the recruitment process, ensuring we attract and retain top talent
  • Oversee employee relations, including performance management and conflict resolution
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures that reflect best practices
  • Manage staff training and professional development programs
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and school policies
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and high performance

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as an HR Manager or similar role, preferably in an educational setting
  • Strong knowledge of HR practices, employment law, and employee relations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • CIPD qualification or equivalent is desirable

For more information about the role and how to apply please contact Rosemary Pini or see the following link

Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To assist in this, the school follows a formal recruitment procedure for the employment of all staff which adheres to the recommendations of the Department for Education (DfE) in “Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education” and the school’s Child Protection Policy. In line with our Recruitment Policy, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches including social media. A copy of this procedure is available on request.

Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic. Ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.