Child Protection Officer, Salford

Closing date:

Co-op Academy SwintonSalford
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP 23-28 Point 7 Actual salary £24,299.10 Point 17 Actual salary £28,233.
Contract term: Permanent

Headteacher:  Mr M. Harrison BSc (Hons) PGCE

Sefton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, M27 6JU

Tel : 0161 794 6215   Email: info@swinton.coop

NOR 762   11-16 years


Child Protection Officer/Designated Looked After Child Lead 

36 hours per week, Term-time contract + 14 days, Permanent.

SCP 23-28 Point 7 Actual salary £24,299.10 Point 17 Actual salary £28,233.


We are seeking a Child Protection Officer to join our pastoral support team and be a champion for Looked After Children, you will ensure that all Looked After/Vulnerable/At risk students are given appropriate care, guidance and support and are able to access the school curriculum.  You will ensure the highest levels of confidentiality, whilst communicating information and will keep up-to-date with and adhere to all relevant legislation and policies.


The ideal candidate will relate well to young people, collaborate effectively with all staff and work constructively as part of a team.

An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you.  In addition you will have the opportunity to link with other Cooperative Academies across the North West.  Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

•   Do what matters most •   Be yourself, always

•   Show you care •   Succeed together

Benefits include:  Local Government Pension Scheme, Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount, 24/7 employee assistance programme etc.

Co-op Academy Swinton is popular and one of the most improved schools in the country. Sponsored by the Cooperative Group, one of Manchester’s largest businesses the culture of the Academy has a strong ethical stance using the Coop values and principles in all that we do.  Following a short inspection by Ofsted in May 2019, we are delighted to have maintained our overall effectiveness grade of GOOD.  We are well on the way to becoming the outstanding school that our community deserves. We strive for excellence, in everything we do, to better our students’ life chances.


Application forms are available from our academy website (please note we cannot accept a CV as a form of application:  https://swinton.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies/ 

Please return via email to Mrs Carol Robinson at Co-op Academy Swinton: crobinson1@swinton.coop Previous applicants need not reapply, applications will be considered.


The Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.


Closing date:  Friday 18 October 2019              Interview date:  To be arranged




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Address: Sefton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire, M27 6JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 794 6215