HR Manager

Based in Hastings with regular travel to Brighton
£34,730 - £36,120 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications
19 Dec 2017
18 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Contract, Temporary
Full Time

Single Status Grade 12 points 32 – 33

£34,730 - £36,120 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications

Full time, temporary Contract (up to 12 months’ maternity cover)

This role will mainly be based in Hastings with regular travel to Brighton

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is seeking an experienced HR Manager join the Trust on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave.

The main purpose of the role will be to provide professional support, advice and guidance to academy principals, the executive team and senior managers in relation to complex employee relations cases and other HR matters. You will also be responsible for the line management and coaching of the HR Advisors, HR Assistant and HR Administrator, ensuring an effective day-to-day service of HR operations.

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is a network of 15 academies across Sussex which all support each other – and the pupils – to excel. The Trust is sponsored by the University of Brighton and this close connection allows us to draw on a variety of expertise including that of the university’s school of education. The Trust has an excellent reputation for providing high quality education and transforming the lives of children and young people.  Our professional services team, based in Brighton and Hastings, provides operational support to the academies in line with the Trust’s values of Excellence, Integrity and Innovation.

You will have proven experience of managing a team and leading on change management projects, along with supporting complex employee relations cases and driving HR project work to support the team’s success criteria.

The Trust can provide the successful candidate a rare opportunity to be involved in the development of high quality educational services provided to local communities whilst offering a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contributions.

To Apply

If you would like to join our team, then please complete the ‘Support Staff Application Form’ and ‘Equal Opportunities Form’ which are available on our website, and send to:

Alternatively, please send postal applications to: HR Department, University of Brighton Academies Trust, Multi Academy Trust Office, University of Brighton, Room WHSR1, Watts House, Moulsecoomb Campus, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4GJ.

To arrange a visit to our office, or to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the HR Department on 01424 711925.

To view this vacancy on our website please visit

Closing date for applications: Monday 15th January 2018

Proposed start date: Monday 26th March 2018

Thank you for your interest; we look forward to receiving your application.

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