Leading HR, payroll and finance software solutions for independent schools
Find out why hundreds of educational institutions use our integrated HR, payroll and finance software. Admin processes and time is reduced to free-up key people to focus on projects. Recruit talent, manage pensions, improve security, ensure compliance and support wellbeing with our flexible, configurable online HR, finance and payroll platform.
Our software and services will help you:
- Attract, manage and retain talent
- Manage pension returns
- Manage multiple employments and term time-only contracts
- Guarantee legislative compliance
- Reduce admin time, save costs
- Adapt to changing needs and regulatory expectations
- Secure your data through a cloud first approach
iTrent provided a consistent onboarding approach for new starters to drive best practices across their schools and provide a better user experience for their workforce of over 600 employees.
Independent schools education software and services
Considering time pressures and workplace demands, having a reliable, configurable HR and payroll solution that simplifies processes will reduce workloads.
Drive workplace learning and professional development initiatives with our LMS. Ensure everyone is up to speed with the regulations and that your school is fully compliant.
Recruit the best people
Recruit the best teachers, managers and support staff to build a top-drawer team. Deliver a tailored onboarding process and provide comprehensive training and support and from the day one.
Simplify pay structures
Confidently manage the varying pay requirements of teaching and non-teaching employees. Term time or multiple contracts and different pension schemes are easily managed within our schools’ payroll software.
Improve management processes
Streamline HR and payroll processes while staying connected through centralised employee data. Teams will get ready access to payslips, absence, appraisals and training.
Access live reporting
Real-time reports for payroll, absence and engagement analysis makes it easy to provide accurate, up-to-date information to regulatory bodies and stakeholders.
Support your employees
Support your people through the whole employment lifecycle with leading HR software that provides the tools to check in with them. Ensure they feel supported working in often pressured environments.
Our software integrates seamlessly with other systems – including iSams
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Education Pocket guide
Our handy new guide helps explain why our services are trusted across many Independent schools. Get more insight into the pressures the education industry faces and how MHR can resolve these, with tailored, best-of-breed solutions.
HR software for independent schools
Our HR solution centralises employee data and streamlines routine tasks to support your people.
Focus on the key things, avoid spending time on laborious admin and reduce unnecessary costs. Multiple employments and term time only working contracts are managed simply.
Our HRIS software features employee self-service – allowing employees to update their own records, access payslips, request holiday or clock in and out when working across different sites.
Stress-free industry-specific pension management
With inbuilt statutory calculations, iTrent provides required reporting to bodies such as Teachers’ Pensions, Nest, Aviva and many more.
A Pension Data Service, which looks after your data and prepares it for submitting is also provided. We do the hard work while you retain control of the submission – ensuring deadlines are met.
Our partnership with iSAMS Management Information System (MIS) delivers an integration that saves HR teams’ time with automated data exchange across the iTrent and iSAMS systems.
People information is only created once and any updates to existing information are captured within both systems, reducing admin.
This significantly removes the need for data duplication and improves accuracy and expenses, ensuring data transparency.
“iTrent, to me, is incredibly good value for money. It helps any school or any independent foundation like us to be innovative and forward thinking. I would absolutely recommend iTrent.”
The Mill Hill Schools Foundation
“iTrent has helped us remove errors in HR and payroll and centralise our people data. This all used to be paper-based, and the errors were a problem. Being a global business, GDPR is a huge concern for Cambridge Education Group and we needed to feel confident with how we handle and protect out data across the globe. The business has never had anything like this before.”
“Whilst iTrent may not be the cheapest HRIS on the market, it’s very good, intuitive and does what it says it will. The recruitment module has enabled us to receive applications online and brought us into the twenty-first century in terms of recruitment. Their service cloud is a valuable source of information, support and help. MHR is committed to evolving the product in a way that is beneficial to customers and users.”
Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust
"We wanted a software provider that was flexible and able to deal with lots of different scenarios and situations. We were confident it was the right solution."
Leigh Academies Trust
“MHR has an excellent reputation for delivering effective software and payroll services to the education sector and we’re excited about the implementation of iTrent, and the efficiencies it will generate. Bringing our HR and payroll back in house will give us greater control of our people, while new streamlined processes will make us more efficient and free up valuable resource to focus on what we do best, delivering quality education which enables our pupils to reach their full potential.”
Shaw Education Trust
“We would be floundering without the strategic review. MHR are not just a system provider, there’s much more to offer... The service is even more valuable than the product and, in my opinion, it should be bundled in for every customer. It’s really good as a health check to make sure you’re working with iTrent in the best way."
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