Tanya Jackson

Senior HR Consultant

Birmingham

Tanya.Jackson@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)330 045 2915

Birmingham

Tanya is a senior HR consultant supporting the education team at Browne Jacobson and has 13 years’ experience working within an education setting.  Her previous educational roles have been as a regional HR business partner operating within a multi-academy trust, where she partnered a large number of academies in the East of England and as a director of operations for a secondary school where she sat as a member of the senior leadership team. Tanya has a wealth of experience dealing with complex HR casework and has led on several trust-wide restructures and strategic projects. She has a strong interest and knowledge in safeguarding and its relationship with HR practice within education and has led trust-wide projects to ensure that leaders were equipped and skilled in HR-specific safeguarding.  

Tanya’s experience includes: 

  • Giving effective advice on redundancies/restructures, absence management, capability, grievance and disciplinary hearings. 

  • Experience in working with trade unions, including consultation at a regional level when launching new policies and initiatives. 

  • Advising on a number of large-scale restructure and TUPE projects. 

  • Successfully leading and supporting governors in appointing headteacher and executive leadership roles. This has included successful external and internal appointments. 

  • Tanya has also led on a full MAT SCR audit which included designing bespoke user guidance and training to ensure knowledge was embedded and that the MAT remained compliant. 

Expertise

Featured experience

Multi-Academy Trust

Advising a large MAT by supporting the client through the union consultation on a controversial proposal to run a pre-transfer restructure consultation concurrent with the TUPE consultation.

Multi-Academy Trust

Leading on a full MAT SCR audit which included designing bespoke user guidance and training to ensure knowledge was embedded and that the MAT remained compliant.

Maintained School

Supporting a school with a complicated safeguarding related appeal, whilst tackling capability issues due to a disability.