Human Resources

Human Resources

We’re in the business of helping you get the best from your team so that children have every opportunity to succeed in a stable and high performing school.

We deliver our human resources service through an employee relations contract and a recruitment contract.

Flexible Approach

Adaptable approaches are tailored to suit the bespoke needs and circumstances of schools across London and the South East. We can provide whatever level of service you need- from light touch, ad hoc advice to intensive support. We adapt our approach to suit your circumstances, using our professional experience to provide schools-focussed solutions for all HR matters.

Dedicated Support

Our team compromises of HR consultants whose expertise in educational employment enable them to support you with the full range of staffing matters. We have a dedicated recruitment consultant who offers recruitment strategy advice and a service to support Newly Qualified Teachers.

Professional & Personal Approach

Your dedicated HR consultant will be your first point of contact and will support you in taking a proactive approach to all HR issues. They will meet with you regularly to develop a strong relationship and a comprehensive understanding of your school’s priorities.

Guidance to Avoid Pitfalls

Our team will keep you abreast of changing legislation. We provide model HR policies and ensure you are kept up to date, by highlighting changes in employment and education law. From specialist advice to bespoke training we will keep you informed at all times.


Rest Assured

The blend of services and level of expertise we offer means that we are able to provide all the support to achieve responsive, practical and legal solutions to workforce issues.

Pupil Employability Preparation

Octavo’s highly experienced and professional team delivers a structured mock interview service across London and the South East, using specialist knowledge and guidance to give young people valuable interview practice, improving their confidence and abilities.

The service is flexible to suit the needs of the education establishment and is an on site service.


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  • HR - Employee Relations

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  • HR - Recruitment

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