Take culture and capability to the next level in your school or trust

Catalyst People to the core

One thing’s for sure, you are going to face some human curveballs…but what to do?

When your future relies on the strength (or weakness) of your people, you need to know you have got all the answers to even the hardest HR questions. Our experts have seen it all. We’ve got all the policies, advice, guidance, templates, systems and staff development technology you will ever need. We’re here to help.

We don’t leave any gaps

By partnering with us, we will take your vision to the next level, one person, team, department and school at a time. How do we achieve this?


Proactively driving outcomes culture, practices, and processes for the individual, team, department, or school.


All the policies, templates, tools, and guidance you’ll ever need, regularly updated so you’re always one step ahead and are never behind the curve.

Systems, software and processes

Say goodbye to time consuming admin tasks. Our combination of systems, software and expertise liberates the time and talent in your team.


From complete HR management to specialised ‘curve-ball’ support, all from one specialist team.


Giving all staff the opportunity to own their professional development with our engaging and empowering tool.

Our HR partnership puts you in control

We work with you to understand the culture of your school. Your named expert HR consultant will work with you to support, advise and recommend the right course of action to drive strategy, culture and operational improvements in your HR processes. Our solutions take the admin and paperwork away, leaving you an opportunity to free the time and talent in your team.

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Our HR technology solves your real-time problems

When 80% of your school’s costs are people, a strong HR software infrastructure to support your school leadership team is a game-changer. We all know education HR teams face a unique set of challenges. Take the assumptions out of your data and highlight how your school can improve staff recruitment, data protection, compliance, induction, training, performance and retention with our specialist education HR software. Empower your staff, your way.

Your vision, accelerated!

We all know the importance of making sure our staff are happy and effective, but so often we find it hard to prioritise professional development and grow champions from within. Streamline the professional development process and remove the administrative burden, whilst providing a truly rewarding experience for all staff with our empowering tool. Your existing processes, templates, and input are all streamlined with instant access to performance records. Your system, your way…just without the hard work.

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The essential link between HR and Payroll

Your staff are your most important asset and keeping them paid on-time, every time is essential. Our 99.9% accurate payroll means no nasty surprises.

Our Payroll system keeps on top of pay scales, pension admin, maternity leave and so much more. Our fully integrated self-service HR system can be added to your payroll service to give you the most efficient and paperless process for your staff.

Find out more about Catalyst Payroll
Catalyst Payroll to the core

Bring it all together

Delivered and developed by our education HR experts, further your progress with our training and development opportunities. We are confident there is something for everyone in the range we have on offer, but we also provide bespoke training in specific areas where needed.

Your vision delivered with the help of our experts. Find out more about Catalyst People.

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