• Education HR Consultancy 2018-2019 Additional Services

  • Best4Business Programme

  • New and Aspiring Head’s HR Breakfast Briefings

  • Best4Business Programme

  • Governor Hub now available to purchase via ChESS Hub

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Cheshire East Council is committed to providing high quality services to schools and academies.
A warm welcome to all Cheshire East Schools to our web-based portal for trading with schools.
Cheshire East Council is committed to providing high quality services to all schools and academies. The Cheshire East Services for Schools (ChESS Hub) contains details of different traded services, which are offered to schools and academies through formal buyback arrangements. Currently, a diverse range of Council services are offered to schools and academies through traded services with an widening use of the CHESS system for planning and delivering CPD events. Over the coming year, an increasing use will be made of the various options within the CHESS system which will make this portal of increasing importance to schools as a key ‘communication and service hub’ which reflects the strategic work of the Education & Skills Board.
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Education HR Consultancy 2018-2019 Additional Services
30 Aug
The Education HR Consultancy have key training services which are aimed to help drive and improve your school's/academy's performance. Please access the attached document for further details.
Best4Business Programme
09 Aug
Best4Business Programme All the latest from the Best4Business programme just a click or tap away Unit 4 Business World will become the new operating system underpinning HR and finance functions within the Councils and will go-live on 1 December 2018 subject to the Council’s acceptance criteria being met at that stage. The Best4Business programme has been created to oversee the change working with Agilisys as our implementation partner. To keep you informed our SharePoint site is available where you can obtain all the latest news, bulletins, presentations and general information about the way Best4Business is helping to transform the way both Cheshire East and Cheshire West & Chester Councils work. For access just follow the link and come with us on a transformational journey. · Best4Business Programme communication hubYou can also email the programme directly using Best4Business.
New and Aspiring Head’s HR Breakfast Briefings
29 Jun
Have you become a Headteacher in the last two years? Are you due to become a Headteacher in September? or Are you an aspiring Headteacher? Sarah Sproston and Nuala Hadden, Cheshire East HR Officers and Accredited Safer Recruitment Trainers, are running a series of breakfast briefings for new and aspiring heads. The workshops will allow you to identify your leadership style, explore the culture that you would like to embed into your school or academy and understand the HR issues that may arise and how to deal with them. It will also give you the opportunity to make connections with other new and aspiring heads to develop a support network for the future. All sessions will be held at the Chimney House Hotel, Congleton Road, Sandbach Session 1 - 10th October 2018 – 9.00 – 11.00 Setting the culture, raising standards, leadership styles, situational leadership and employee wellbeing Session 2 – 13th February 2018 – 9.00 – 11.00 An introduction to managing sickness absence, capability and disciplinary Session 3 – 1st May 2018 – 9.00 – 11.00 Performance management including appraisal, having difficult conversations, giving and obtaining effective feedback Session 4 – 26th June 2018 – 9.00 – 11.00 Effective communication, change management and a guide to restructuring. The total price for all four sessions is £100 for schools/academies who buy back Cheshire HR Consultancy and £150 for non-buy back schools/academies. Tea, coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Please reserve your place via the training page on ChESS HUB