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HR Manager - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Meadowfield School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-7072-387S
  • Posted:25/11/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 10
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/12/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Date to be Confirmed


Meadowfield School is very highly regarded . . . . after all, we are recognised as an outstanding school!

  • Our school leaders are determined that Meadowfield is a school where pupils thrive
  • We have considerable expectations of our very skilled and dedicated staff and high aspiration for all of our pupils
  • We believe we play a key role in the community and do all we can to further develop our standing and influence
  • We value our relationships with parents, carers and the local community
  • We value innovative thinking which enables us to improve and meet new challenges

School Leaders and Governors are looking for a Human Resources Manager with equally high expectations and aspirations who can help us further develop our work as an outstanding special educational provider.  We need a lateral thinker and a risk taker, grounded in sound HR practice,  who will seek out new opportunities to ensure our workforce is equipped, motivated and fulfilled.

Meadowfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and a health questionnaire. In addition, the school will require references to be taken up. Candidates will be expected to have a minimum of two references one of which must be your current or most recent employer which must be completed fully. 

Please visit www.kent-teach.com to view the application pack and complete an online application form (CVs will not be considered).

Visits to the school are encouraged; to arrange an appointment please contact our HR Officer via email at hr@meadowfield.kent.sch.uk or phone 01795 477788 (option 5).

Due to the potential for conflicts of interest, close family members of current pupils will not be interviewed for this post.



Information about the school

Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. To find out more about the School environment and ethos, please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information, including school videos.

Our School Values are very important to us. We are extremely proud of our enthusiastic staff, who work hard to ensure that pupils and colleagues are safe and happy, and we look forward to welcoming you!

We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of: - Early Years - which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees and Reception classes, - IMPACTS classes - for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, - Extended IMPACTS classes - for pupils who benefit from a more individual-led curriculum, - Subject Led classes - for pupils who benefit from a more academic curriculum - 6th Form - preparing pupils for their next steps

We currently serve pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and pupil numbers are set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes.

If you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab on the school profile page and click 'Register my Interest' to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.

The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports over 60 schools and 70 settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.

Across the school we have approximately 270 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 477771


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).