Human Resources Service - Academies

How can we help you?

  • Traded Service - Level 1
    • Provision of a comprehensive annual HR Health Check of your school that identifies areas of best practice and risk, and provides clear recommendations
    • Provision of model procedures, relating to recruitment and selection, capability, disciplinary, grievance, redundancy and sickness absence management
    • Provision of advice and guidance relating to pay and conditions of employment for all categories of staff, including implementation of national and local government regulations and formation of contracts of employment
    • Telephone advice and support on the implementation of the school’s capability, disciplinary, grievance and attendance management procedures, including investigation and attendance at formal hearings/meetings
    • Provision of statutory and procedural advice and support in relation to redundancy processes
    • Telephone advice and support on all issues relating to employment tribunals
    • Provision of pre-employment safeguarding checks to support safer recruitment, i.e. DBS and The Children’s Barred List checks. The academy will be responsible for costs
  • Traded Service - Level 2
    • Headteacher recruitment: A comprehensive package that supports the attraction and selection for Headteacher recruitment
    • Workplace mediation: A voluntary and confidential process for resolving workplace differences and disputes between colleagues through the assistance of trained and accredited mediators
    • Bespoke training: Provision of training to suit specific school needs i.e. policy workshops for Senior Leaders and Governing Bodies and access to half day workshops on model procedures and provision of tailored consultancy


Level 1
Charges are based on the number of staff working at each school at a fixed rate of £55.00 for each member of staff

Level 2
Includes all Level 1 services plus additional Headteacher recruitment, training, consultancy and mediation tailored to suit your needs

  • Headteacher recruitment. Attraction and selection campaign from £4500, or £6500 for an all inclusive campaign
  • Half day workshops on model procedures: £40 per delegate
  • Mediation: Charged at a daily rate of £500
  • Bespoke training on HR Issues: Charged at £100 per hour or £300 for a half day
  • Consultancy charged at an hourly rate of £70 or £350 for a full day
  • Compilation of schools specific data e.g. TUPE transfers (where the school also buy into payroll): £50 per employee
  • Settlement Agreements: Payment of the legal fees
  • Fees for legal support in preparation for and at Employment Tribunals will be provided upon request
  • Contracts: Issuing of contracts is the responsibility of the Academy. However we can provide specialist advice on the drafting of new or tailoring of existing employment contracts at a charge of £100 per contract


Stacey Bailey
Deputy Head of HR
020 8921 8894

Louise Richardson
HR Manager
020 8921 8259