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HR Manager New

Smile Education

£250 - £300 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Smile Leadership Ltd are currently supporting a Coventry, West Midlands based Multi Academy Trust (MAT) (CV12) seeking an experienced HR Manager for the roll out of a new HR/Finance system (ITrent). This HR Manager role is offered on a full time, temporary basis for a period of up to 3 months and has the added benefit of a very flexible work from home model. If you have recently held a post within Human Resources (HR) or Finance and are experienced with ITrent or any similar HR systems we would like to hear from you. Smile Leadership Ltd is a sister company to Smile Education who are a leading education recruitment agency.

This HR job is offered on a full-time basis, four days of which you will be able to work from home and you will be required to attend the office one day per week (or as required). The implementation of the ITrent project has been running for a period of six months and the content is almost fully prepared to be rolled out to the trust employees. Entering the next stage of the project, you will be solely responsible for the communication and staff training on the usage of the system. Ideally, you must be available from at least December 2022 or January 2023 and hold a minimum of CIPD level 5 qualification. The daily pay rate for this role is between £250-£300 per day (pay type dependant) and you will be required to work full time. Previous experience of implementing ITrent into an educational setting would be greatly advantageous, however we re open to receiving profiles from candidates who have managed similar HR systems. The trust currently has around 20 academies and offer the full HR service including recruitment and selection, absence management, contract preparation, Single Central Record maintenance and payroll.

To be successful in your job application, you should have experience in one or more of the following:

• Experience of working in a similar role in a school/education environment (Ideal but not necessary)
• Experience of using ITrent to a high level or a similar HR system
• CIPD level 5 qualified or above
• Available immediately
• Be able to provide recent, outstanding references

Posted date: 23.11.22
Closing date for applications and/or profiles: 05.12.22
Salary range: £65,000 per year, daily rate equivalent

A video meeting with a Smile Leadership representative will be arranged for applicants as a first stage interview. Once attended, a job description can be provided, and a tour of the setting can be arranged. If you would like to be considered for representation in this HR manager role, then please contact me directly via email at or call on 07494200668.

Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other senior leadership posts available please contact Laura Omelchuk, Director of Smile Leadership Ltd on 07494200668. For further information on teacher recruitment, or to find your nearest teaching agency please contact our sister company Smile Education on 01213926570.

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.