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Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust



To ensure that all schools attract and retain high quality staff, facilitating the delivery of high standards and the best outcomes for all children.

Benefits for BWMAT schools

  • Professional HR support for schools, including business partnering, recruitment and retention, CPD, leadership coaching, policies and an extensive well-being offer.
  • Support for compliance with employment legislation and best practice.
  • Clear guidance and supporting materials on people-related activities and the development of the skills necessary to support these activities.

What you can expect from us

  • Expert advice and support on all people-related matters
  • Named HR Advisor
  • HR team support for operational activities
  • HR system for administration and data analysis
  • Online training for mandatory sessions including safer recruitment, safeguarding, H&S
  • Highly effective leadership training
  • Regular updates, networks and sharing best practice
  • HR policies and procedures with useful guides and toolkits
  • Annual audit of SCR and safer recruitment practices
  • Suite of benefits and wellbeing support for all staff
  • Potential economies of scale for recruitment advertising and access to agency staff

What we expect from you

  • A proactive approach to communicating and reporting HR and people related matters.
  • A commitment to ensuring all leaders and staff are aware of and understand their responsibilities under Trust’s policies, processes and procedures.
  • The SCR is accurately and regularly maintained, and any supporting documentary evidence and safer recruitment checks are compliant.
  • Electronic and paper based records are GDPR compliant, accurate and regularly maintained.
  • The willingness to have courageous conversations to ensure the delivery of high standards and the best possible outcomes for all children in the Trust.

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