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HR Director - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-686S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 11
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


The Team

The HR team forms part of a broader support function within the school. Its purpose is to provide a professional, efficient and cost effective service, which underpins and supports student learning and well-being.

The HR team is currently made up of one full-time HR Manager, one casual Senior HR Officer and one part-time HR Administrator.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Working within the Senior Leadership Group to ensure that the School attracts and retains high calibre staff and an aligned and engaged workforce.

  • Ensuring compliance with employment legislation.
  • Providing advice and guidance with various employee relation issues, undertaking investigations as and when required.
  • Reporting regularly at SLG meetings against a range of key initiatives. 


*Interviews and appointments may be arranged where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

The Board of Trustees is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful candidate.


Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 2000 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success were thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre. A new science block and new English classrooms have been built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.