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Cluster HR Manager - Full-time

St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5432-57S
  • Posted:26/09/2022
  • Pay:KR11 (£41,216 - £47,199)
  • Start Date:November, 2022
  • App Close Date:08/10/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Week of 10th October, 2022



We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Cluster HR Manager, ideally from an educational background, to lead the HR Hub within our regional cluster of two schools, St Simon Stock Catholic School in Maidstone and St Gregory’s Catholic School in Tunbridge Wells, both part of our flourishing multi-academy trust, Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

You will report directly to the Executive Principal providing HR support at a managerial level and maintaining a robust Human Resource Management hub, therefore making a substantial contribution to the development of the Academies.

The successful candidate will have strong HR experience, the ability to work on their own initiative and a positive and proactive approach.  The holder of this post is expected to carry out the professional duties of Cluster HR Manager as described below, as circumstances may require and in accordance with the Trust’s policies under the direction of the Executive Principal of St Gregory’s Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells and St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone. The post-holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the Schools, Cluster and Trust.  The HR Hub is based in Maidstone; travel to Tunbridge Wells will be required to fulfil the duties of the post.

This is a full time, all year round role however, flexibility will be offered to the right candidate. This role is without the provision of working from home.

Information about the school

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 24 academies (19 primary and 5 secondary schools).

St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.

We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.

By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.

We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Anna Watts - HR Hub
  • Address:Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP
  • Telephone: 01622 754551
  • Email: hr@ssscs.co.uk

Fax: (01622) 691439


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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.