Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Closing date:

Morley Newlands AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,737 - £24,241
Contract term: Permanent


Morley Newlands Academy

Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer 

Required: As soon as possible

Salary: SO1 SCP 29-31

Actual salary: £22,737 - £24,241

37 hours per week/ Term time only + 5 days

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer to join our team. The key purpose of this role is to work alongside our Inclusion Leader to ensure that all children are safe from harm, confident and resilient, have good self-esteem, are able to access education, have high aspirations and can develop positive relationships with others. 

The post will require the successful candidate to:

  • act as the first point of contact regarding disclosures, assessing and taking action as necessary
  • oversee administering all aspects of child protection to ensure a consistent approach and completion
  • prepare reports for external professionals 
  • attend meetings where appropriate

We are seeking a person with good standards of numeracy and literacy skills and patience. A background in social services and/or child protection is desirable. Strong administrative and organisational skills are essential. 

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.

If you feel that you have the necessary experience, skills and abilities, we look forward to hearing from you.

A full application pack is available to download from our website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs or by email from: nicola.bardsley@morleynewlands.leeds.sch.uk Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@morleynewlands.leeds.sch.uk.

Closing date:  Wednesday 18 July 2018 (noon) 

Shortlisting:  Wednesday 18 July 2018

Interviews: Monday 23 July 2018

Morley Newlands Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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More about Morley Newlands Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Wide Lane, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 8PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 323 1890
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Morley Newlands Academy is a co-educational, non-selective, non-denominational primary school for children aged 3-11, situated in Morley, Leeds. It is the first primary academy in Morley, converting in 2015, and is operated by the GORSE Academies Tru...