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Child Protection Officer

Child Protection Officer

Lea Manor High School Performing Arts College


  • Expired
£26,231 actual salary (term time only + 20 days)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
7 September 2017

Job overview

Lea Manor High School is an 11 – 16 mixed comprehensive in Luton. Our school represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectations and success. Our aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment.

We looking to appoint a Child Protection Officer to join our team.

The purpose of this role is to ensure there are policies, procedures, and systems in place to promote the welfare and protection of children. The successful candidate will actively work with parents/carers and other agencies through joint planning, training and monitoring to ensure there are quality assurance mechanisms in place to evaluate arrangements for the protection of children, and to work effectively and confidentially with Senior Leaders and Support staff across the school.

You will have;

  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively with vulnerable children/young people in either education, social work, youth work or another related area of work.
  • The ability to maintain accurate confidential and up to date documentation on all cases of safeguarding and child protection
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the principals involved in giving advice and guidance to children/young people, and knowledge of the responsibilities of agencies towards vulnerable children such as the Child Protection Procedures.
  • GCSE English and Maths grade C or above, and a willingness to undertake training in safeguarding and all areas of Child Protection

Lea Manor High School can offer you:

  • A friendly, supportive and committed staff team
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • A strong professional development package will support you throughout your career

Lea Manor High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Closing date: 09.00am, Friday 08 September 2017
Interviews: As soon as possible thereafter

For more information and to apply, please see our website at or call Brett Coventry at Hays Education on 020 3818 7041

T 020 3818 7041 or 07879 692 409

Lea Manor High School, Northwell Drive, Luton, Bedfordshire LU3 3TL

About Lea Manor High School Performing Arts College

Lea Manor High School is situated in the town of Luton, in Bedfordshire. It is a non-selective, mainstream secondary school that educates pupils between the ages of 11 and 16. It is non-denominational. There are around 1,070 students enrolled at the school at the moment. It opened in 1975 and became a specialist school in performing arts in 2007. 


Amanda Simpson 

Values and Vision

Lea Manor High School’s motto is “learning for life”. It wants to be the best school in the country. The main goal is to make sure the children are safe and are nurtured by staff. The children’s well-being is at the core of the school. The school follows British values. This includes having respect and consideration for others. The aim of the curriculum is for the children to develop the skills they need to live in a modern world.

Ofsted report

“Students make good progress and achieve well. This is because teaching, typically, is good, and teachers are ever-alert to any individual who is falling behind. The school gives good support to disabled students and those with special educational needs. They are catching up with the standards reached by other groups of students. Students enjoy their lessons. The headteacher’s ambitious vision for the school is clearly communicated so that the collective efforts of staff and students are sharply and constructively focused. School leaders know what the school is doing well and are quick to identify areas for improvement. Their actions are improving the quality of teaching and learning.”

View Lea Manor High School’s latest Ofsted report

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