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Trust HR Manager

Anthem Schools Trust is seeking a Trust HR Manager to join a dynamic team.

Location: Flexible (requirement to travel to Anthem schools and Central Team Office based in Reading where appropriate) 
Contract term: Permanent
Full time/term time: Full Time
Start date: September 2021
Salary: NJC Scale Points 32-35 (£35,745-£38,890) FTE
Reporting to: Head of HR

Anthem Schools Trust is seeking a Trust HR Manager to join a dynamic team. Anthem is a multi-academy trust serving over 8,000 children and young people in 16 schools across the East Midlands, London and Thames Valley.
Working with and under the direction of the Head of HR, the successful candidate will provide a legally compliant HR advisory service to the Trust, providing advice, guidance and coaching to senior staff and stakeholders on all people and line management matters. They will work with the Head of HR and the Trust’s appointed transactional HR and payroll provider to support the delivery of the People Strategy and Anthem’s development as an employer of choice.

The post holder may be required to undertake travel to the academies and could be based from either the head office in Reading or a more convenient location, with travel to Reading for regular update meetings.
To view the full job description, please click the links at the bottom of this page. 

Applicants must complete the Anthem application form attached at the end of this page to be considered for the role. Please email your completed application form to

Application deadline: Friday 16th July 2021 at 5.00pm

Interview information:
•   Informal phone interviews for longlisted candidates in week commencing 19th July 2021.
•   Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in week commencing 26th July 2021. 

Find out more about Anthem at    

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

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