Current opportunities

Fern Hill Primary School

Details of opportunities at Fern Hill Primary School can be found here.

The Kingston Academy

Details of opportunities at The Kingston Academy can be found here.

Opportunities within the Trust’s Central Team:

HR Director

Kingston Educational Trust seeks an ambitious and experienced HR Director to work with the Executive Director to provide an efficient and accurate Human Resources service to all school stakeholders across the Trust.

We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this role:

  • Previous experience in effective management and implementation of all parts of the HR agenda, including recruitment, employee engagement, pay, reward and recognition, welfare, learning and development, HR systems/budgets and administration;
  • Ideally experience of working in a school or similar establishment;
  • Diplomatic and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to lead and manage a small team;
  • Ideally an accreditation from the CIPD or a BA in HR management, Psychology or a Business related subject.


Application Process

Applicants can find full details via The Kingston Academy website where they are able to submit their application using our recruitment portal.


Interview Procedure

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfils the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people.  The process will include:

  • An HR Director in-tray exercise;
  • A strategic HR presentation by the candidate;
  • Interview with Executive Director & members of the Trust Board.


Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Statement

Kingston Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks (with a barred list check for regulated activity), checks with past employers and eligibility to work in the UK.  Identity and qualification documents will be checked prior to any offer being made.