HR Manager

  • St Michael's Grammar School
  • St Kilda VIC, Australia
Full time Non-Teaching Professionals / Managers

Job Description

Full-time, ongoing position

About the School

St Michael’s Grammar School is one of the leading K-12, co-educational schools in Australia, respected for its exceptional educational offering, wellbeing programs and deep commitment to innovative approaches to teaching, learning and caring.

St Michael’s is a place where creative, inquiring minds learn from, with and for the world and where our core values of Dignity, Respect, Care and Compassion underpin all that we do and are.

The role

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to lead the People and Strategy team at St Michael’s as we embark on the next phase of the School’s exciting strategic journey, Towards 2030.

Reporting directly to the Head of the School, and supported by a Senior HR Advisor, the successful candidate will be a contemporary and innovative thinker and responsible for providing comprehensive human resource and organisational development services to the School.

As the HR Manager, you will be key to the development of the short-term operationalisation of the people and HR functions and will provide insight and counsel to the Head and to the School Leadership Team, working closely to foster innovation on issues of organisational change, workforce planning and staff wellbeing.

This is a full time, ongoing position with a view to commence in January or February 2022.

To be considered, applicants must possess the following attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience in similar roles
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in human resources management, employee relations, organisational development or related fields is essential
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of contemporary HR issues, principles and practices
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of ER/IR, Enterprise Agreements, Awards and other related employment legislation
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, with high emotional intelligence and demonstrated ability to build rapport, provide guidance and assistance, interact effectively at all levels
  • Highly developed written skills and ability to present information in a logical and clear manner
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with a solution’s focused and growth mindset
  • Possesses sound judgment and a calm and mature disposition and displays empathy, commitment and resilience
  • Be willing to be involved in all aspects of the School’s program
  • Be able to work independently but also as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to following the School’s child safety expectations, principles and policies
  • Member of Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) – desirable
  • Hold an Employee Working With Children Check
  • Hold a current National Police Check (obtained within the last 6 months)

Key benefits of working at St Michael’s Grammar School include:

  • Values driven culture
  • Competitive salaries
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Range of salary packaging options
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program available to staff
  • Active Staff Association
  • Dynamic work environment

Applications close: 10am, Thursday 9 December 2021.

For more information, please see the position description below.

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Please submit your details, resume and cover letter outlining in detail your experience and ability to meet the requirements of this role. Please note that applications without cover letters will not be considered.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Miss Rania Ghanem, People and Strategy Advisor, on 03 8530 3341.

Child Safety

St Michael’s Grammar School is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. These documents may be downloaded from the School’s website.

All staff at St Michael’s must:

  • Demonstrate and ensure compliance at all times with the School’s Child Safety Policy and Child Safety Code of Conduct and complete regular training in Child Safety standards
  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people to whom we provide services
  • Ensure that your interactions with children and young people are positive and safe
  • Provide adequate care and supervision of children and young people in your charge
  • Act as a positive role model for children and young people

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