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The Co-operative Academy of Leeds is a popular and genuinely comprehensive 11-18 school located just outside the city centre of Leeds, with easy access from major motorways and good transport links.

The Academy is part of the Co-operative Academies Trust, which currently comprises six secondary Academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent and four primary Academies based in Leeds, although there are plans for expansion across both phases in the coming months.

Since our last and very recent Ofsted inspection, when the Academy was judged to Require Improvement, we have already made significant advances in the quality of teaching and learning and the progress of our students is rapidly improving. We are fully committed to working towards our ambition of becoming a Good and then Outstanding Academy and wish to welcome an inspiring and driven colleagues who will share this goal. 

We are currently recruiting for...

Based in East Leeds, we are seeking an HR Manager and HR Advisor to support our secondary and primary academies.

Co-op Academies Trust aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community.  It is responsible for ten academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent with the Co-op acting as the sponsor. There is the likelihood of significant further growth in the near future.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding organisation still in the process of fully developing its HR function, and to play a role in shaping its future.

CIPD qualified (or equivalent), you will have previous experience of working with schools, and advising on a wide range of employee issues.  With great organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative, you are able to build strong working relationships with, and influence the work of others, and are flexible, self-motivated & resilient.

Further details of the roles are given in the job description & person specification.  For more information about the Trust, please visit our website