A key part of the school business manager role is providing HR support to the headteacher and the senior leadership team. Whilst a school business manager may not necessarily have specialist HR/personnel training, we can provide advice and support to your school if required.

Accordio Education Services can:

  • Ensure that the Budget Planning Software (BPS) is kept up-to-date with all new staff and contract changes
  • Complete recruitment processes: review/produce job descriptions and person specifications, draft, finalise and publish job advertisements, collate applications, assist with shortlisting processes (where necessary), plan interview days including organising a panel of interviewers, preparing interview questions and tasks, scheduling tours and meetings with groups of pupils e.g. the School Council
  • Ensure that successful applicants receive a job offer letter/pack, that they undertake statutory reading and training and complete a pre-employment health questionnaire prior to commencing employment and that they provide the relevant documentary evidence and paperwork required to support the setup of their contract with the schools’ payroll/ personnel provider(s)
  • We can also complete DBS portability checks or commence the process for new enhanced DBS checks when required (provided that we are setup with your DBS check provider).
  • Maintain and regularly review the schools’ Single Central Record (SCR)
  • Submit new employee paperwork/information and send all contract amendments/changes to the payroll/personnel provider/s within the monthly deadlines specified
  • Process employee leave applications, complete the monthly submittal of employee absence data and ensure that self-certification forms and have been received from the relevant employees
  • Process the authorised employee additional payments forms (mileage claims, additional hour claims, supply teacher claims etc.) with the payroll provider to ensure that they are paid in the next payroll
  • Complete 6-month reviews and annual appraisal meetings of the administration/finance and/or site management staff
  • Check payroll / personnel provider reports against SIMS and the BPS to ensure that the details for every employee contract match exactly
  • Book and log training courses: add to school diary and INSET records on SIMS all training that has been booked on CPD Online or with other external providers
  • Complete the annual School Workforce Census
  • Complete an annual review of archived personnel records and the destruction of appropriate records according to the school’s Data Protection Policy and document retention schedule

Call or email us to discuss your particular requirements and receive a tailored quotation.
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