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Joseph Leckie Academy

  • Leadership, Empathy, Community, Kindness, Integrity & Environment

HR Manager


Salary:  £34,834 - £39,186, Grade 8 (SP 9-17)

All year round

37 hours per week


Are you a dynamic, motivated, and forward-thinking HR professional?

Join us at Joseph Leckie Academy as we embark on an exciting journey as a multi-academy trust. We are seeking an experienced HR Manager to lead our human resource function and drive our HR strategies, ensuring they align with our vision and goals.

We are looking for a motivated individual who can work independently and is committed to supporting our students, parents, and staff. As HR Manager, you will collaborate with a variety of staff members, playing a crucial role in ensuring effective and efficient cover, which is vital for high-quality teaching and learning.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to join us as we embark on our journey as we are committed to innovation and growth. You will have the chance to shape our HR strategies that will underpin our expansion and directly impact on our success. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a transformative phase in our development, working closely with our central support team and contributing to initiatives that will benefit our entire community.

Joseph Leckie Academy is a vibrant, exciting and innovative mixed 11-18 Academy with a high focus on academic success for our students. With our excellent results and our continual desire and drive to continue moving forward, this is an exciting time for you to join our team. The Academy is regularly one of top non-selective secondary schools for student progress in Walsall and is one of the highest performing secondary schools in the region.

In our last Ofsted inspection in 2021, we were judged to be good in all categories with some excellent feedback across all subjects and our pastoral care.

We pride ourselves on our high expectations of all learners. This creates a calm learning environment where teachers can teach and students can learn as was clearly supported by the feedback from Ofsted. We offer a highly supportive environment and are committed to ensuring outstanding teaching, behaviour, progress and achievement. Staff are proud to work in our Academy.

The Academy is expanding and this is a revised role with the potential to grow and develop further providing the successful candidate with opportunities to progress and develop and there are excellent staff professional development opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join our dynamic team and be at the forefront of change. You will be able to make a real difference and support us in our drive to further raise standards across the Academy.   If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we would love to hear from you.

We can offer you: -

  • Friendly and supportive staff across the Academy
  • Excellent support and professional development opportunities, including the opportunity to train and develop further relevant qualifications and experiences in relation to role
  • An excellent in-house professional development programme for all staff.
  • A high focus on staff well-being with staff social events, staff sports, a well-being counsellor, an academy nurse, a well-being coordinator for staff, staff breakfasts, and much more…
  • A well-established and experienced team of administrative and support staff as well as supportive staff across the Academy.
  • Excellent resources, facilities and technology in the Resource Centre and across the Academy.
  • An Academy at the forefront of change with high standards and an ambitious desire to improve the lives of our students and wider community

The specific details of the role are included within the job description and person specification. Please ensure that you address these within your letter of application.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from Mrs Sam Richards or our website:

Joseph Leckie Academy - Vacancies

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30th July 2024

Please send your applications to:

Joseph Leckie Academy is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students and candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.