Safeguarding Manager (UK & US), Northamptonshire

Closing date:

Gateway Education UK LimitedNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: July / August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £40,000
Contract term: Permanent

About the Role

As part of initiatives to ensure robust processes as it expands its business as part of the A-STAR group, Gateway Education invites applications for the position of Safeguarding Manager (UK & US).

The Safeguarding Manager’s primary role is to lead and monitor all aspects of the Safeguarding initiatives in Gateway. A key purpose of the role is to provide robust guidance and direction on behalf of A-STAR to ensure that Gateway meets all statutory, regulatory and best practice requirements in relation to safeguarding (promoting the safety and wellbeing of students by developing relevant policies, conducting training, scrutinising the effectiveness of relevant policies and risk management procedures as well as implementation of the relevant safeguarding processes).

The Safeguarding Manager is responsible for developing and implementing policies and processes that will result in an effective culture of Safeguarding across all businesses under Gateway, ensuring the welfare and well-being of students and staff. The job holder will develop an overall action plan, incorporating agreed specific objectives for each business to ensure ongoing improvement of Safeguarding. The job holder will develop and manage the annual budget for Safeguarding.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Degree qualification in the areas of education, child welfare or counselling
  • Certified training in Safeguarding and Child Protection to an advanced level.
  • Successful experience of monitoring and evaluating policies and internal procedures
  • Previous proven experience on quality assurance and processes controls
  • Work experience in an educational context.


Please send your curriculum vitae with a covering letter to:

The General Manager
Gateway Education Limited
4 Darnell Way
Moulton Park

Alternatively, applications are welcomed and should be sent to:

Closing Date: 9am Friday 8 June, 2018. We encourage early applications as we will review applications as we receive them, and applicants may be contacted before the closing date.

Gateway Education and A-STAR

Gateway was founded in 2004 by Henry Qu, to provide access to day schools for international students and is a full-service education management company with offices in UK, US, China and Vietnam. Gateway has been established as experts for 15 years and offers international students not only the access to exceptional academic institutions but also the support to make a difference in their day-to-day lives. Gateway solutions include nurturing Homestay and hands-on logistical support during a student’s stay. Gateway has been part of A-STAR since 2017 and continues to grow into new markets.

A-STAR is an international education company headquartered in Singapore and founded in 2016 in partnership with Verlinvest, a Belgian investment holding company. A platform operating company, A-STAR aims to roll up scalable opportunities in the global education space, focusing on educational and operational improvement to ensure families receive high-quality education and value for money, and taking a long-term view of innovation and growth.

Today, A-STAR has 1,300 employees across its family of established brands, serving over 15,000 students, with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, the U.S., and the U.K. A-STAR is on an exciting and rapid growth path, currently deploying significant investment towards growing and scaling its brands across multiple geographies and set to welcome additional well known and reputable education brands into the family.  Growth plans include both an aggressive M&A strategy, selected greenfield projects, and significant investments in organic growth.

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More about Gateway Education UK Limited
Address: 4 Darnell Way, Moulton Park, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6RW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 642082