Skip to content

Job: HR Lead, Sale High School

Are you looking for a role which is fulfilling with a real sense of satisfaction? As our HR Lead, you’ll have the opportunity to do something amazing.

Job title: HR Lead at Sale High School
Responsible to: Head Teacher and Governing Body
Salary: Band 8 (Pt 30-32) £36,298 to £38,296 FTE
Actual salary on commencement: £19,354
Hours of work: 3 days per week; 8.30am-4.30pm. (Flexibility on days, but needs to
include a Wednesday). Term time plus 8 days including INSET
Reports to: Business Manager

Are you looking for a role which is fulfilling with a real sense of satisfaction? As our HR Lead, you’ll have the opportunity to do something amazing.

We know that our HR & Finance Team make a real difference to the success of our school and to every staff member and student in it. Everything we do is aimed at providing outstanding teaching, learning and support to our young people. We are extremely proud of our school and we want to be able to promote that. As our HR Lead, you will be part of a great school and play a key part in our continuing success.

Are you looking for a role which is rewarding and fits around you? An opportunity to be part of changing the lives of young people and promoting our school whilst having the time to live your life? You get to do both working in this role. Working term time, in school hours means you can have the best of both worlds - a satisfying career and time for other commitments.

About Us:
Our school is popular and successful. We have a great reputation as a school which ensures success not only in what our students achieve – but also how they achieve. Our priority is creating a warm, caring and supportive place to learn which brings out the best in everyone. We do this for our students and for our staff. Our students are keen to learn, respectful and hard working. Being part of the Sale High School team means working with amazing colleagues who are passionate about what they do, in a friendly and caring environment, where everyone is proud to achieve great things.

In addition to a great starting salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Term-time working
  • Recently refurbished Library
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Staff well-being days, free on-site parking
  • Training, learning and development
  • A warm friendly and supportive environment
  • Free confidential counselling service for all staff
  • Interactive technology in every classroom
  • A well-resourced department

The school is in an excellent location, easily accessible from Manchester,
Warrington and Cheshire.

About the Role:
Reporting into the School Business Manager, you will take the lead in:

  • Providing a confidential service to the school in all aspects of HR and to provide guidance, advice and coaching to senior staff on HR and line management matters
  • Leading and implement all school policies ensuring an effective and
    comprehensive HR function which models best practice and is compliant with legislation
  • Supporting the administration of HR in Sale High School alongside the Finance & HR Manager, including HR recruitment, HR systems and safer recruitment practices

About You:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience in managing an HR function
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of employment law
  • Experience in providing advice and guidance on a full range of HR issues
  • Motivation to work in a school setting

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the continuing success of our school.

If you believe you have the skills, experience, and passion to make a difference as our HR Lead, we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight Sunday 22nd October

All completed forms should be returned to:

We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the advert early should
we receive a high volume of suitable applications. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online searches and vetting checks.
We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff to share this commitment.