People practices and culture strategy

Schools are people places. By recruiting and retaining the best teachers, leaders and support staff, you can ensure your pupils receive an outstanding education and the best possible outcomes.

Keystone's team of HR qualified school professionals are here help you explore the bigger picture for your trust, building strong people practices to provide a basis for positive change across your culture, strategy and wider vision.

Our people practices and culture strategy support covers a wide range of services including performance management, workforce planning and TUPE, helping you to deliver an effective people solution that supports your education strategy.

Our people and culture services:
  • People management

Whether it’s recruitment and retention, oboarding, employee relations or wider workforce strategy, we can offer support tailored to your specific needs.

Our education HR experts have experience in employee relations, workforce planning, contracts and compliance, training and development, job evaluation, policy reviews, training and development and wellbeing reviews.

  • Job evaluation and recruitment support

Our experienced team can offer a wide range of support for both current and prospective employees. If you need assistance with onboarding or offboarding, orientation, candidate screening, job advert creation, applicant quality or safer recruitment, we're here to help. 

  • Performance management

Problems with team performance? We offer a range of performance management options tailored to your needs, including; appraisals, goal setting, mentoring, professional development, recognition and rewards, feedback and data analysis.

  • Listening and well-being sessions

Ensuring your employees have a voice can bring significant benefits to your trust. Our team of school HR professionals can run impartial, open sessions for your team, providing analysis of what is said and helping you to develop wellbeing strategies and employee benefit packages that help boost staff performance and retention.

  • Workforce planning and workforce change

People strategy and workforce planning is a key part of managing your trust effectively.  Whatever potential workforce changes your trust is going through, we can help. Our team are experienced in supporting redundancies, harmonisations and full restructures from strategy to implimentation and beyond, helping with change menagement as well as ensuring your processes and procedures are compliant with the latest legislation.

  • TUPE

Is your MAT growing? We are experienced in all aspects of TUPE transfer management, including redundancies, complex legal planning and logistics, integration planning and more.

Why Keystone Knowledge?

Extensive experience working within schools and trusts at senior level

Tailored and flexible qualified HR support
for your trust

Unrivalled passion and commitment to delivering outstanding HR services

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Keystone Knowledge

Registered Office: Nightingale Way, Etwall, Derbyshire DE65 6RT

Keystone Knowledge is a Registered Company in England, no. 12092122

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