Schools and academies will be provided with professional HR advice and the direct support necessary for dealing with complex and difficult HR matters relating to all employees. (Teachers and Single Status terms and conditions).

Schools and academies will also be provided with Learning & Development to all levels of employees, including training for Governors. All development offered can be tailored to meet the needs and objectives of the school/academy.

Our specific services are as follows:

Performance Management

  • Advice and support on individual performance management issues (disciplinary, capability and grievance) including investigation/procedural advice and drafting of associated letters and reports.
  • Advice and support for presenting officer(s) and/or Chair of hearing.
  • Attendance at appropriate Governors’ forum for any hearing which may lead to dismissal.
  • Advice and support on all issues of termination including drafting of associated letters.
  • Advice and support with appeal hearings, including drafting of associated letters and reports.
  • Advice and support on all sickness issues, including monitoring long term and frequent absence and drafting of associated letters and reports.
  • Advice and support for the arrangement of medical referrals and liaison with appropriate medical provider.
  • Advice and guidance in relation to Employment Tribunals in association with the Customer legal advisors.
  • As required, advice/support in consulting with trade unions in all performance issues.
  • Provide regular updates on Employment Law.
  • Advice and support on staff related safeguarding issues including drafting of associated letters.

Change Management

  • Advice and support to the Senior Leadership Team on the implications of proposed changes to employees’ terms and conditions of services, organisational changes (restructuring) and agreements relating to redeployment/redundancy.
  • Advice and support on TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)) including in the context of Academisation.
  • Advice and support on the communication strategy for any associated change issues.
  • Advice and support (where appropriate) on consultation with trade unions.
  • Advice and support in preparing/delivering change management presentation to various forums.
  • Drafting associated documentation in respect of change management issues.
  • Advice support (where appropriate) in determining the criteria for nominating redeployees.
  • Advice and support on the implementation/monitoring/evaluation for any associated change issues.
  • A guarantee to be present at any meeting, as required.

Conditions of Service

  • Providing regular updates as required based on changes in legislation.
  • Advice and support on applying conditions of service as determined by the Customer.
  • Advice and support on the implementation of national salary awards.
  • Advice and support on implementation of conditions of service at local level as required.
  • Advice and support on implementation of pay structure changes.
  • Advice and support on School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD).

Grading & Pay Structure

  • Advice and support on the customer’s pay and performance policy.
  • Support any consultation processes in respect of this issue.
  • Advice and support at the School Pay committee.
  • Advice and support on the development of the pay structure for the customer’s leadership team.

Recruitment & Selection

  • Advice and support on Job Design of roles within the Customer organisation.
  • Advice and support on the production of job descriptions/person specifications.
  • Advice and support on selection processes (E.g. Interviews, testing, presentations, etc.).
  • Job Grading
  • Advice and support in drafting associated documentation in respect of recruitment.
  • Support and attendance at Recruitment panels, where required.
  • Job Descriptions and Person Specificiations

Employee Relations

  • Advice and support on existing/new Employee Relations Agreements between the Customer and recognised trade unions and provide guidance on all related matters (including, disputes, industrial relations, etc.).
  • Advice and support in relation to Facilities Time for recognised trade unions.
  • Advice and support and, where appropriate, involvement with trade union consultation.
  • At the request of the School or Academy be present at any meetings involving trade union representation or support any preparation/planning of associated meetings.

Learning & Development Services

Our Learning & Development provision aims to support the achievement of objectives and contribute to quality teaching and learning. Working in partnership with schools and academies, Threesixty HR develop employee confidence and competence, aligned to more effectively achieving value for money and return on investment. All Learning & Development can be tailored to meet the bespoke needs of individuals and teams.

Threesixty HR Ltd offers a diverse range of courses to schools and includes the following sections:

  • Cultural Change and its impact
  • Performance Management and its implementation
  • Effective Leadership
  • Enhancing the performance of working teams
  • Management/Supervisory development
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Customer Service
  • Business Administration
  • Role specific Standards Setting
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Disciplinary
  • Promoting Health at Work
  • Tailored School Governor Development

Mental Health Training

It is important in a school/working environment that the health and wellbeing of children and staff is prioritised. If better health and wellbeing is supported/achieved this generally links to better achievement. The courses offered by Threesixty HR are designed to promote a better understanding of mental and emotional health issues in order to equip individuals with the skills to provide effective support.

We offer the following courses; further details can be found by clicking the hyperlinks: