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Bright Futures Educational Trust

Bright Futures Educational Trust
The best for everyone, the best from everyone


Contract Type: Fixed Term until February 2021 (commencing September 2019)
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £11,160 per annum (£5.80 per hour)
Based: The Lodge House, Cavendish Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 2NJ
Closing Date: Monday 13 May 2019
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC.

The post holder will form part of the virtual HR team in the Trust, which comprises of the Director of HR and Strategy and 2 HR Advisors, one based in Manchester and the other in Blackpool.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to experience a broad range of generalist work in human resources and undertake a fully funded level 3 HR apprentice standard.

What you will be doing:

The role holder will undertake the administration relating to new and changed employment contracts/terms on behalf of all of the Trust’s schools. The role holder will also research and compile regular HR management information and statutory ‘people’ reporting under the supervision of the Director of HR and Strategy.

Through the above and other HR projects supervised by the HR team, the role holder will gain experience across a range of HR activities to support his or her learning to achieve the level 3 apprenticeship standard. As part of the apprenticeship the role holder will become an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The apprentice standard will be fully funded and time off work will be provided to undertake training provided by a government approved training provider.

What we need from you:
• Minimum age 18 at time of starting.
• Willingness to learn and work hard
• Personal commitment to the CIPDs professional conduct code
• Minimum of 5 GCSEs including maths and English
• Excellent ICT skills, including proficient use of word and excel
• Willingness to travel and work from our schools

See the link to our website for the full Job description and person specification

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Who are we?

You can find out more about the central services offered to our schools on our website:

What we can offer you
• A fully funded level 3 HR support apprenticeship standard
• £11,160 per annum, which is £5.80 per hour
• 25 days paid holiday plus an additional 8 paid public holidays
• Local government pension scheme
• Plenty of opportunities to learn about human resources!

How to apply
Complete the application form and associated document, on our website:

Email the application form and letter to, or post it to be received by Monday 13 May 2019. Please post to: Bright Futures Educational Trust, The Lodge House, Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2NJ.

Closing Date: Monday 13 May 2019
Selection process: dates to be determined

Job Description/ Person Specification.pdf
Application Form.doc
Disclosure Form.docx

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working hours

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application deadline

11 59 pm

28th Jun 2019

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