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Human Resources Manager - Full-time

The Wyvern School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7069-136S
  • Posted:03/02/2023
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:8th February 2023


HR Manager – Kent Range 8  £26,598 - £30,333 (pro-rata £25,192 - £28,730) 37 hours a week, term time plus 4 weeks 

We have an exciting opportuity for an experienced HR professional to join our team at The Wyvern School.

Working closely with the School Business Manager and HR Officer, your role would be to manage all aspects of Human Resources for the school including recruitment, appraisals and staff absence.

You should have experience of working within an HR function both from an operational and strategic perspective and should be comfortable managing HR casework including recruitment, absence management and have successful experience of delivering high quality, effective and appropriate HR support and advice.

Experience of working in an educational setting would be desirable, but we are very keen to meet individuals with the right experience, right attitude and who are keen to deliver outstanding HR support. 

Please see the attached job description and person specification.

If you would like more information please contact Nikki Coshall 01233 621468


Information about the school

The Wyvern School is a large, dynamic, forward-looking school, with the aim of helping to shape best practice for pupils with complex needs. The school caters for 350 pupils with severe, profound and complex needs including autism.

If you want to play a part in making a difference to the lives of children with complex needs, we would love to hear from you!

The Wyvern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. For all positions where a criminal record check is identified as necessary, an application for a DBS check will be made in the event of the individual being offered the position. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please see our school website for our policy on ex-offenders.

For further details on the Schools child protection policy, please see our school website.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance 2022, as part of the shortlisting process the School reserves the right to conduct an on-line search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence. Any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed with the applicant.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Michelle Humphreys - HR Manager
  • Address:Great Chart Bypass, Ashford, Kent, TN23 4ER
  • Telephone: 01233 621468
  • Email: personnel@wyvern.kent.sch.uk


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.