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Our team of education HR experts can deliver as much or as little HR support and guidance as you need. Whether you’re dealing with staff sickness, writing employee contracts or updating HR policies for compliance, we’re here to help. 

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Our HR services for schools include:

Available services:

Staff record maintenance for PAYE

HR Information and Resources

Our online education-specific HR Knowledge Hub gives you access to the latest template HR policies, procedures and guidance to help reduce workloads and maintain compliance. 

Full pension administration support for TPS and LGPS, including submission of statutory returns

HR Advice and Guidance

From routine queries to complex employee relations, with our HR Connected service, our experienced team can ensure your school always takes the correct steps.

HR Compliance Audits

Avoid any potential legal issues with our HR compliance audits for safer recruitment, single central record compliance and all aspects of HR policies and procedures.

HR Training

We provide comprehensive HR management training to help you with the effective operation of HR policy for schools. Our training can be delivered onsite or online and tailored to your individual needs.

HR Consultancy

Our experts are available to provide face-to-face advice, coaching and support for managers and HR staff on complex casework, mediation and organisational planning and change.

The Vines Schools Trust
How Juniper helped centralise the management of school HR, so The Vine Schools Trust had a consistent approach across the Trust.

Want to find out more?

If you need more information on our HR service our FAQs will be able to answer any questions you have.

Effective HR helps your school meet its needs by managing your most valuable assetyour employees. HR supports your school by providing a framework of expectations, support and procedures for employees and managers to improve employee engagement and productivity.    

HR policies provide schools with the framework for managing people. They usually set out the employers approach, rules and expectations, and the steps to be followed by employees and employers. Written Policies and Procedures ensure legal compliance, fairness and equality. Some policies are required by employment and education law, and others are recommended as best practice.   

You can do many things around wellbeing support for teachers, from having effective wellbeing policies such as health, leave of absence and flexible working to ensuring effective communication and management of workloads and the provision of training for staff and managers.   

The HR function helps a school to deliver its objectives. Guiding managers to recruit the right people with the right skills and supporting effective development, performance, attendance and conduct, HR support helps to avoid and manage problems effectively and efficiently.   These functions are all vital in improving the overall effectiveness of individuals to support and deliver for pupils.

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