People Director

  • Location:
    Stevenage
  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Closing date:
    30/09/2021
  • reference:
    23752059

Herts for Learning

Herts for Learning (HfL) is the largest school company in the UK dedicated to improving education for young people. HfL provides a broad range of education and business services, which support schools and educational settings in delivering improved outcomes for children. Working with over 99% of Hertfordshire schools and a further 2,500 schools and settings around the country, they provide training, support and challenge to staff and governors at all levels. HfL operates as a not-for-profit social enterprise and is majority owned by Hertfordshire schools.

HfL staff come from a wide variety of different backgrounds and have different skill sets, but all share the belief that every young person should be able to realise their potential through access to a great education, regardless of where they live or their personal circumstances.

This is an extraordinarily exciting time to be joining HfL. Following a major strategic review, HfL is now seeking to appoint a People Director who will sit within the newly formed Executive Team and ensure that the organisation recruits, develops and retains the talent needed to deliver that strategy. The People Director will act as the “guardian” of the cultural evolution of the organisation.

Candidates will be detail oriented and have experience of both strategic and operational HR leadership. The People Director will be highly visible and accessible within the organisation and will bring a track record of successfully managing and developing high performing teams. HfL is seeking applicants with the ability to positively contribute to the cultural development of the organisation.

HfL is committed to ensuring that everyone who applies to work for us receives fair treatment.  We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, race, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership and caring status. We expect all our staff to demonstrate a commitment to advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Herts for Learning on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference FARAJC. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 30 September 2021.

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