HR Manager - Torquay Girls’ Grammar School (Single Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Grade I £33,120 - £35,683 pro rata (£30,546.11 - £33,648.50 actual salary)

After 12 dedicated years, our HR Manager has retired which leads to a unique opening for a new HR Manager at our school.

TGGS is a girls’ 11-18 selective Academy in Torquay, Devon. Achievement is consistently high and TGGS has maintained its position as one of the top 20 state girls' schools in the country for both progress and achievement.

Our vision is to equip students for a future in which they have the academic qualifications, character skills and self-esteem to make decisions that lead to long, happy and content lives. Our Single Academy Trust is founded on the core values which apply to all our community: equality; open minded; kindness; collaboration; and well-being.

The school has a long history of success with committed and dedicated students, staff and Trustees at the heart of the community. You would be joining an outstanding school, with dedicated, professional and hardworking staff and wonderful students.

The role
The post holder will ensure the smooth-running of HR processes in our outstanding school, and provide support and advice to managers and staff, supported by the Torbay Council HR team. This is an exciting opportunity for an HR professional looking to develop their career working in a professional and supportive environment. There is a 42 week working year, giving 10 weeks’ leave.

What we offer you
• The opportunity to make a profound difference to children’s lives;
• A culture that takes work life balance extremely seriously for all its colleagues, with this role having 10 weeks’ leave a year;
• The chance to work for an exceptionally high achieving, successful school;
• Opportunities to develop your career;
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
• Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

Further information
If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role, please contact the Headteachers PA on 01803 613215 or

Visits to the school are welcome where you will meet the Headteacher.

Torquay Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding children and the promotion of equal opportunities for staff and students. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check via the DBS.

To apply
Please click on the link Quick Apply to complete the application form and include why you believe you are the most suitable candidate for the post.
For questions about the application process, email
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.

Interview Date: shortly after the closing date

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationTorbayDevonTorquay
  • Work Postcode

    TQ2 7DY

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupHR & RecruitmentManagement & Senior Management

  • Salary Details

    Grade I £33,120 - £35,683 pro rata (£30,546.11 - £33,648.50 actual salary)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 42 weeks per annum (term time plus 3 weeks)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required