Human Resources

Education HR information is available in this section. The site supports the Schools HR service in providing human resources information and guidance for all school based staff.

About Us

The NYCC HR Advisory team is committed to providing schools, academies and other educational settings with a high quality and professional HR service. The team has a breadth of experience not only in HR related issues, but also in the specific areas relating to Education and the broader Children and Young People's agenda. We aim to provide excellent customer service and value for money.

Human Resources (HR) can be a complex area with regular changes to employment and education law which impact on staff matters.

The HR team offer a bespoke HR service to help you manage complex HR matters. You can commission our team to work on a bespoke project as and when the need arises.  Bringing in our expert support leaves you free to focus on your core business of improving educational outcomes for children.

Our Service

The HR Advisory Service's traded service to schools and other educational settings is an annual Service Level Agreement providing unlimited* access to advice and guidance including:

  • Casework such as discipline, grievance and performance management, including attendance at hearings and appeals
  • Change management processes, including advice on the production of consultation materials and attendance at consultation meetings with trade unions
  • Child protection allegations against staff, including the option to commission independent investigations
  • Specialist support on pay and reward including the application and maintenance of job evaluation, input into any national pay negotiations and the application and management of local pay negotiations
  • Support in preparing for Employment Tribunals, in liaison with Legal Services (where Legal Services are bought by the school)
  • Conditions of service in accordance with DfE guidance and local and national agreements
  • Subject to fair usage.

Bespoke HR Support

We are also able to offer support on a commissioned basis to both our existing clients and new clients. More information about this can be found in the link below.

HR Bespoke Support

Intensive Support Packages

When intensive support is required by schools and other organisations within the wider education sector, the Human Resources (HR) Advisory Service can offer a package suitable for your needs. We work with individual settings, multi academy trusts, teaching school alliances, clusters and collaborations.  Our packages leave you free to focus on your core business of improving educational outcomes for children. Whatever the circumstances, when you need extra HR support we can help.

HR Support Packages

If you subscribe to our service you will see additional pages in the left hand navigation.

Useful downloads

HR Services Contacts - Updated August 2016


Schools HR and ESS Key Message - Sept 2017

Schools HR and ESS Key Messages - July 2017

Schools HR and ESS Key Messages - May 2017


Schools HR Advisory Team (Mon-Thu 8.30am-5pm, Fri 8.30am-4.30pm)
 01609 798343

Head of HR - CYPS
Tel: 01609 533302

Principal HR Adviser - CYPS
Tel: 01609 532164

Principal HR Adviser - CYPS
Tel: 01609 535117

Principal HR Adviser - CYPS
Tel: 01609 533220