Child Protection and Welfare Officer, West Sussex

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Sackville SchoolWest Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8
Contract term: Permanent

An enthusiastic and energetic Child Protection and Welfare Officer is required to join our pastoral / safeguarding team. The role has two aspects, the first involves working closely with the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead to promote the welfare and protection of children at Sackville School. The second is to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated team in a thriving secondary school.

Sackville is a large, successful, mixed, 11-18 comprehensive with 1643 on roll. Our ‘Leading Edge’ status recognises this, together with our high quality professional development programme. We are a popular high achieving and over-subscribed school.

Our GCSE results are consistently strong with extremely positive progress 8 scores. Our A level progress is at the top end of all local authority providers.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working within an Education / social care setting.

Hours: 37 per week, term time only (plus one additional week)

Salary range:   Grade 8 £25,295 - £27,905

(pro rata £21,014 - £23,183  based on 37 hours /pw)

Further details and an application form are available on our website or from Mrs K Rowlingson, PA to the Headteacher, on 01342 414900/

Please address your letter of application together with the application form and safer recruiting sheet to Mr Julian Grant, Headteacher.

Closing Date:      Friday 18th October 2019 at 9am

Interviews:         Week commencing 21st October 2019

Together We Achieve

 Lewes Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex  RH19 3TY   Tel: 01342 410140  

Sackville School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service

More about Sackville School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lewes Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3TY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1342 410140
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