Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining Withington Girls’ School. We are currently seeking to recruit the following roles:

Head of HR (Full Time)

Required ASAP

Closing date: 9am Monday 2nd January 2023

Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter

Salary up to £40,000, depending upon qualifications and experience.

Full time, 37.5 hours per week.  There is the opportunity for the role to be term time only, plus 5 weeks if desired

Withington Girls’ School, The Sunday Times’ North-West Independent School of the Decade 2021, would like to invite applications for this exciting opportunity and to become a part of this happy and outstandingly successful independent day school for girls.

At Withington, we aim to promote the school’s ethos of love of learning, engagement with our school’s wide breadth of opportunity and commitment to the highest standards in all that we do for the benefit of our pupils in all aspects of their development. Our commitment is to: intellectually stimulating, innovative and supportive teaching which enables each pupil to fulfil her potential and develop the skills, knowledge and approaches needed not only for success in examinations but for life beyond school.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our successful School.  Our Head of HR plays an integral role in the School, working across all teams.

We can offer you:

  • A warm and friendly school where staff are respected and feel supported
  • Fantastic opportunities to get involved in the life of the School, with excellent facilities in new and refurbished buildings
  • 25 days holiday, plus all bank holidays
  • The opportunity to develop yourself, through continued professional development

What you can offer us:

  • An HR professional with the skills to communicate effectively with all teams across the School
  • An inspiring leader, with the ability to develop the department

The role will require the postholder to be in School for the majority of the time during term time, however the School may consider some flexible working where appropriate. The majority of meetings are held in the morning, and therefore there may be some flexibility with working hours and finish times. This can be discussed fully at interview.

If you would like to apply for the role of Head of HR, you will need to complete the School’s application form and submit along with a covering letter to recruitment@wgs.org.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Only applications using the School’s application form will be considered.

Please note that the School reserves the right to close this vacancy early and to appoint at any stage in the application process.  We would, therefore, encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Withington Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.   The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

Withington Girls’ School is an equal opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment and employment to all individuals who meet our criteria for the role advertised. We will consider candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  This list is not exhaustive, and candidates will also be considered without discrimination based on socioeconomic, marital, parental or caregiving status, or any of the previously listed characteristics or statuses.

We value the diversity of our staff and do not tolerate any form of harassment, discrimination or victimisation. We achieve this by creating and maintaining a work environment and culture where people from different backgrounds, and with varying lifestyles, interests, opinions and responsibilities, treat each other with dignity and respect. Our working environment is such that our staff feel safe and are inspired and motivated to be their best.

Our school is dedicated to sustaining and promoting diversity with respect to recruitment, promotion, training, and general treatment during employment. We are actively seeking to extend the diversity of our staff.

 

 

 

 

Withington Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.   The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

Withington Girls’ School is an equal opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment and employment to all individuals who meet our criteria for the role advertised. We will consider candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  This list is not exhaustive, and candidates will also be considered without discrimination based on socioeconomic, marital, parental or caregiving status, or any of the previously listed characteristics or statuses.

We value the diversity of our staff and do not tolerate any form of harassment, discrimination or victimisation. We achieve this by creating and maintaining a work environment and culture where people from different backgrounds, and with varying lifestyles, interests, opinions and responsibilities, treat each other with dignity and respect. Our working environment is such that our staff feel safe and are inspired and motivated to be their best.

Our school is dedicated to sustaining and promoting diversity with respect to recruitment, promotion, training, and general treatment during employment. We are actively seeking to extend the diversity of our staff.

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