Safeguarding Officer, Camden

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Parliament Hill SchoolCamden

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade: SO2 (£31,953-£33,627 pro-rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Parliament Hill School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Safeguarding Officer to lead safeguarding for the children, young people and staff of Parliament Hill School. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working effectively with vulnerable children/young people as well as extensive experience of working with their parents/carers.

We are seeking a highly skilled person who has a strong commitment to safeguarding and who is able to deliver whole school safeguarding training as well as implement policies and procedures.

Candidates should have:

  • Previous experience leading on safeguarding within an education, social work or youth work setting.
  • Ability to motivate children/young people by establishing empathetic and supportive working relationships.
  • Experience of the use of restorative practices as well as good rapport with challenging pupils and their families.
  • Ability to monitor and review through self-evaluation, report writing and a clear system of record keeping.
  • Ability to work flexibly, innovatively and responsively in a challenging environment.


Parliament Hill School is a highly acclaimed girls’ comprehensive school. We are proud of our richly diverse and fully comprehensive school community. Students benefit from a mixed sixth form run jointly with William Ellis Boys’ School, within the larger La Swap Sixth Form Consortium. The school is committed to providing the highest quality of learning and teaching opportunities for students, as well as excellent continuous professional development programmes for all staff. 

It is envisaged that the post-holder be at work every day during term-time for approximately 4 hours. The actual hours worked will be agreed in consultation with the line-manager. Because of the unpredictable but also often urgent & critical nature of the workload flexibility about working hours will be essential.

For further information about the school, please visit www.parliamenthill.camden.sch.uk 

If you are an energetic, reliable and flexible professional with a proven track record, please send a completed application form to jobs@parliamenthill.camden.sch.uk

In order to respond to candidates as efficiently as possible we would like to encourage applications and correspondence via email to the above address. 

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 20th March 2018.

Interview dates to be confirmed.

Parliament Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 485 7077
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We greatly value being a community school and serving the community. We believe that one of our key strengths is that we are a truly comprehensive school which welcomes all local students. The way we work with parents and our students and our approac...