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

Schools North East Patrons Dinner 15th March 2018

We are looking forward to the annual Schools North East Patrons Dinner on Thursday 15th March 2018 at The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.  More details can be found here: Read More >

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 Team Members!

Avec now has a team of 35 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 >