Director of People

Futura Learning Partnership
Bristol, Bristol
Contract Type
Full Time
L25 - L30
Start Date
As soon as possible
7th June 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1328413

Start: As soon as possible

Salary: £80 - £90 K depending on experience

Contract: Full time

Contract: Term: Permanent

Location:  Flexible, with in the Futura Estate. Hybrid (partial home working) also available.

The post of Director of People represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our trust at a pivotal point in our development. On March 1st 2023 we merged with Clevedon Learning Trust and are now responsible for 28 schools, located between Bath and Bridgwater. Our trust is now responsible for 12,000 children and young people and employs 1,500 staff.

This expansion has provided additional capacity and enabled us to develop our executive leadership team to include the significant new role of Director of People. The successful applicant will be a key member of the executive and will have the opportunity to develop our People Strategy and the practices that will deliver a high quality HR function across our schools, professional services teams and trading company.

If you share our passion for raising aspirations and increasing children’s life chances through education, and if you believe that you have the skills and expertise to make a significant contribution to the life and work of our trust, pleased consider applying to be our first Director of People.

We hope the information in the application pack and on our website will give you a good insight into the trust. Andrea Arlidge (Chief Executive) and Tim Howes (Chief Operating Officer) would be pleased to have an informal conversation with you, if that would be helpful. To book a call please  telephone Tor Manuel in our central office.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 21st May.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an initial one to one interview on Teams with our consultant, Mandy Coalter, on 25th or 26th May.

Final interviews will take place on 9th June.

To apply:

- Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack

- Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite

- Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.


Safeguarding Statement:

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Futura Learning Partnership

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