Human Resources

Specialist, high quality HR advice, from qualified professionals, aligned to achieving school excellence.

Our services include:

  • 24/7 advice and support
  • Pro-active in school visits
  • Understanding school teachers pay and conditions
  • TUPE
  • Maximising the freedoms and flexibilities of Academy status in relation to HR issues
  • Assistance with your school's disciplinary procedure
  • Assistance with your school's capability procedure
  • Attending Governing Body meetings to advise on all employee matters
  • Support on employee relations issues including bullying and harassment claims, collective disputes and individual grievances
  • Liaising with Teacher Associations and Trade Unions
  • Support with sickness absence management and proactive intervention strategies
  • Support with staffing restructure
  • Policies and procedures
  • Complex investigations
  • Staff wellbeing strategies
  • Pay and reward
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Head Teacher performance pay
  • Teacher appraisal

See 'Clients' for our testimonials 

Latest News

Christmas Greetings

On behalf of everyone at Avec, we would like to wish you a very happy holiday. We look forward to working with you in the coming year! Merry Christmas! Read More >

New Avec Staff

Avec now has 34 people in the team and we are delighted to welcome Lisa Thompson as our Senior HR Partner, Anne Aspey to our Governance Team and Sophie Bainbridge who will be working in our busy new office in Newton Aycliffe. Read More >

Leeds Office

We are really excited to be able to share with you that over the next term we will be opening a Leeds office in order to meet increased demand from clients across Yorkshire. Headed up by our new Senior Partner, Paul Makin, we are very pleased to be expanding… Read More >