Senior HR Advisor or HR Advisor

January 9, 2021

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Senior HR Advisor or HR Advisor

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

January 9, 2021, 11:59 am

Senior HR Advisor or HR Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Education Trust

Post: Senior HR Advisor or HR Advisor
Base: North Shore Academy, Talbot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 2AY

SCP 37 – SCP 39 (£39,782 – £41,675) (FTE) (subject to the outcome of job evaluation)
SCP 31 – SCP 34 (£34,728 – £37,890) (FTE) (subject to the outcome of job evaluation)
Contract: Permanent, Whole Time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 25th January 2021

Please note term time only working will be considered.

Northern Education Trust is a multi-academy trust with an excellent reputation nationally of improving student’s life chances. We sponsor 21 academies, 11 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England, from Blyth to Bolton.

Are you:

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and suitably experienced.
  • Qualified to at least CIPD Level 5
  • A passionate HR professional with the ability to deputise for the HR manager in their absence (Senior HR Advisor).

Can you:

  • Take a lead role on casework, such as grievance, discipline, capability and attendance management.

You will offer:

  • Experience of both TUPE transfers and staffing restructures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with all key stakeholders, including trade unions.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a small friendly central HR team and build close working relationships with senior leaders
  • Professional development opportunities to build your expertise across a range of primary and secondary academies and full training on education terms and conditions of employment
  • A mobile phone and laptop.
  • A lease car scheme.
  • Recognition of your continuous service with a body listed on the redundancy modification order

Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

For further information please download an application pack from or contact Natalie Sutherland (Trainee HR Advisor) on [email protected] Please note completed applications must be returned to Natalie by email. Please show clearly on the application form which post you are applying for.

For informal discussions please contact Jessica Worthington (HR Manager) on [email protected] or mobile 07714 245673.

Closing date: 25th January 2021, Noon

If you have not been contacted by 9th February 2021 please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Application Form.docx

HR Advisor Job Description.docx

HR Advisor Person Specification.docx

Senior HR Advisor Job Description.docx

Senior HR Advisor Person Specification.docx

To apply for this job email your details to

Norton Primary Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.