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HR Advice, Support and Training

HR Advice, Support and Training

Our Human Resources service is dedicated to working in partnership with headteachers, school leaders and governing bodies to provide comprehensive and bespoke support to meet the requirements of your school.

We provide a responsive, flexible range of HR services to maintained schools, academies and trusts. Our services are underpinned by an extensive knowledge of the workings and requirements of the education sector. We work together with the Education Improvement Service, Occupational Health, Governor Services, Finance, Health and Safety and Legal Services in order to ensure your school receives the best possible joined up support in all of our work with you.

In the short video below, Rachel McEvoy, Head Teacher of Holy Family Catholic Primary School, explains how our HR team helped her school through a difficult time.

What we offer

  • An effective HR service that meets the day to day and strategic needs of your school
  • Dedicated professional named HR Business Partners who will work with you to ensure you have the confidence and necessary support to address any challenges you face
  • A team of HR professionals with a wealth and depth of experience to provide high quality, solution focused support within a timescale agreed with you. 
  • Comprehensive up to date knowledge of education law, employment law and HR best practice
  • Written policies, guidance and toolkit documents specifically designed to meet the ever changing and complex challenges faced by schools.
  • Two levels of service: Standard or enhanced

Working alongside your designated HR Business Partner, we will respond to your telephone calls and emails within one working day and to written enquiries within five working days.

"At all times HR offered exceptional service. We were 100% confident in the HR advice. The level of understanding from the HR team was crucial in ensuring we had the confidence and resilience  to deal with matters that arose." Head Teacher, Winthorpe Primary School.


View all of the available HR packages for 2016-17 [PDF].

To buy any of the packages above, please use the link provided. To find out more information, please contact us or visit the sub-sections to find more HR-affiliated services which we provide.

Safeguarding training in Schools

In addition to this service, we also provide Whole School Safeguarding Training and Designated Person Training on a pay as you go basis. Please contact or 0115 977 2347 for more information.

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HR Advice, Support and Training Contact

Avneet Nahal
0115 977 4429

Andy Wilson
0115 977 3286

Gill Elder
0115 977 3867

More information

School brochure pages on this service [PDF 158KB]

Services For Schools

Full School Brochure

For information about all of the services we offer, please download the latest Services for Schools Brochure [5.59MB]