HR Manager

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HR Manager


Salary: M1 32-36 + fringe allowance £898 pro rata

Actual Salary: £35,067 - £39,024 including fringe 

37 hours per week, term time + 5 weeks

Required for February 2022


Rickmansworth School is an 11-18 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective academy with approx. 1455 students on roll, increasing to around 1575 students over the next five years. Academic results are strong at KS4 and KS5 with the vast majority of students securing their first choice university destinations.

The School is in a very strong, stable financial position with over £4M recently spent on school expansion including a new Sixth-form centre, performing arts theatres and an Innovation & Design Centre. The School is also supported extremely well by a fantastic PTA and Foundation. Our outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being periods, access to our fitness suite and swimming pool, flu vaccinations and complimentary eye tests. The School’s admissions criteria gives preference to staff members’ children.

Our students enjoy learning and are an absolute pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.

We are seeking a HR Manager; this is a varied role that will involve leading and managing a comprehensive HR function, being fully responsible for the recruitment process for both teaching and support staff, providing professional and consistent advice across a range of HR areas, including pay and performance, employee benefits, ill health, disciplinary, grievance and capability.  This post requires attention to detail, an ability to use initiative, organise workloads and meet deadlines. 

Experience in a similar role within the education sector is preferable.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applications must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  

An application form and details can be obtained from our website, by calling the School on 01923 773296 or by email to


Deadline for applications:   08:00 Friday 28 January 2022

Interview Date:                                 Week commencing 31 January 2022 (or on receipt of application)

Contact details

Sneha Blair , Executive Assistant to the Headteacher
Rickmansworth School Scots Hill Rickmansworth
Hertfordshire WD3 3AQ

Telephone: 01923 773296
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