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HR Services

HR support for Schools & Academies

One Education HR on TwitterOne Education has a unique approach to HR services and people management. We have the answers to your transactional and complex people issues, and our main ambition is to free your time to concentrate on teaching and learning.

HR Support Service
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Think of us as an extra member of your management team, putting you first and delivering on your agenda. We can do all the back-office transactional services such as payroll and personnel administration, but also the specialist services which are highly complex in the education context.

School Management Support

The One Education HR service provides practical solutions to professional issues.

Our expert team of advisors work purely in the education sector in all types of establishments. We pride ourselves in building strong relationships with leadership teams. Having strong human resource management is key to develop strong leadership.

For further information on HR support, please complete our enquiry form or call Rachel Foster on 0844 967 1112.

Accessing our HR Services

You can access our HR support via annual service agreements, or using our expert education HROne helpline. For Multi-Academy Trusts, or schools with their own HR provision, we offer an In-house support service

We provide unique resources for schools with our annual service agreement, termly training courses open to all and a bespoke training menu which can be delivered on site.

In addition we offer specific help with specialised areas such as academy conversionEquality Act Assessments & Training, Mediation and your Single Central Record (SCR).

Most of all, headteachers value the access to our expert advisors on all school issues. You can discuss issues with your relationship manager in complete confidence and can expect straightforward, no nonsense and pragmatic advice from people who work solely within the education sector.

Human Resource Consultancy in Education

We have an excellent reputation for our personable and straightforward approach to dealing with management issues. No two schools are the same, and our breadth of knowledge in the education sector enables us to work alongside you on your specific priorities, avoiding pitfalls and finding solutions.

We offer a holistic service which is not just limited to undertaking traditional HR casework, but also acting as your fifth emergency service for all of your management issues.

Typically our HR support can include:

  • Casework management of staff conduct, attendance and capability issues
  • Supporting schools by carrying out investigations, presenting at hearings and preparing tribunals
  • Training, policy provision and casework for safeguarding and safer recruitment including expert SCR advice
  • Equality Act Training & Assessments
  • Dispute resolution via mediation and conciliation
  • Support for schools and academies around exit strategies
  • Helping to deal with difficult parents
  • Managing complaints from all sources
  • Emergency management including critical incident support
  • Strategic workforce planning including staff restructures and redundancies and TUPE
  • Support for headteacher recruitment and succession planning
  • Leadership pay and pay performance management
  • Project management and HR support for academy conversion
  • Bespoke training in school and regular termly CPD and briefings
  • Hands-on support with union issues, including negotiations and consultations
Amanda Nicholson - Headteacher Oakwood Academy Salford

"The HR service from One Education is simply superb"

Top Tips and FAQs

To enquire about our HR services, please fill in the form below or call Rachel Foster on 0844 967 1112.