Director of People, Culture and Development for Solent Academies Trust
West Sussex County Council
Chichester, UK
6d ago

Solent Academies Trust is seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to take on the role of Director of People, Culture and Development to form part of the new and developing Trust Executive Management Team.

Solent Academies Trust is an established, outstanding and growing Multi Academy Trust, which currently includes Mary Rose Academy, Cliffdale Primary Academy, Redwood Park Academy and Littlegreen Academy.

With a sound knowledge of human resource practices, employment law and management of individuals and teams, the successful candidate is, therefore, likely to be a qualified practitioner currently working within the field.

The successful candidate will

  • Contribute directly to the overall operational and strategic leadership of Solent Academies Trust.
  • Lead the development and delivery of an HR strategy to achieve the Trust’s strategic plan priorities in accordance with our pledge, vision and values.
  • Further develop, refine and secure support for a comprehensive range of employment and HR policies that enables the most effective contribution of staff to the success of the Trust.
  • Lead the development and embedding of a culture, ethos, values and behaviours which support the success of our Trust and enable achievement of the Trust’s vision and strategy.
  • Lead change and organisational development, consulting with staff, unions and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • The post is Band 12 to 13, full time for 37 hours a week however the successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to their hours of work.

    Annual Salary £44,862 £59,106.

    Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form accompanied by a letter of application.

    If you have any questions at all, or wish to submit an application please email recruitment

    For more details please visit the Solent Academies Trust website : http : / /

    Please note we will only accept applications completed on our Solent Academies Trust form.

    Closing date for applications is Friday 1st October 2021

    Interviews will be held on Friday 8th October 2021

    Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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