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Safeguarding Officer/Deputy Designated Lead

St Cuthbert Mayne SchoolTorbay

Catholic Diocese of Plymouth and Anglican Diocese of Exeter

St Cuthbert Mayne School

Joint Roman Catholic and Church of England School

Trumlands Road, Torquay, TQ1 4RN

Tel: 01803 328725 www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk

Safeguarding Officer/Deputy Designated Lead 

          

37.5 hours per week (8:15 - 4:15 Monday - Friday)

38 weeks per year plus 5 INSET Days

Grade G pt 18-23 (Actual salary - £21,448 at pt18)

Required as soon as possible                           

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and resilient Safeguarding Officer/Deputy Designated Lead to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children in the school and to coordinate the support needed to ensure students’ safety and welfare at all times.

About our School:

St Cuthbert Mayne School is a Joint Roman Catholic & Church of England School that welcomes all students from across Torbay and South Devon, regardless of their faith background. Our school community is made up of students and staff from Christian and non-Christian backgrounds, who are respectful of our Christian ethos. 

There are currently over 920 students on roll, including 125 students in the Sixth Form. The teaching accommodation is of mixed age but well-resourced and maintained. Our exciting £3.6 million building project has now started, which will significantly improve the facilities for students and staff in our school. 

It is an exciting time to join the school as we have started the next phase of our journey to provide an outstanding, inspirational and challenging education for all students.  We have a relentless focus to ensure that our children get access to the best possible teaching through a vibrant and engaging curriculum, so that they live life to the full both now and in the future. This will be a challenging but very rewarding post.  The school is committed to developing all its staff through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities through the Southwest Institute for Teaching (SWIFT) . If you are passionate about making a difference to the life, chances of our children then we would love to hear from you. 

The school was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2016 and was graded as Good in every area.  The statutory inspection of Anglican/Catholic Schools was also conducted in November and graded the school Good in all areas. Both reports can be found on the school website www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk.

Key purpose of the post:

Managing day to day safeguarding and child protection

Keep the Designated Safeguarding Lead updated on all child protection and safeguarding issues

Trained to Level 3 in safeguarding and in the short or long term absence of the Designated Safeguarding Lead carry out those functions necessary to ensure the ongoing safety and protection of students 

Application Process:

A Job Description and Person Specification can be found on the school website. 

You are asked to complete and include the following:

Application Form  -  This can be found on our website at https://www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk/support-staff-vacancies/ 

Letter of Application

Please do not send your CV.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs Webb, HR and Personnel Officer via email to julie.webb@stcm.torbay.sch.uk by Monday 27th September @ 10 am.

Interviews are planned for Thursday 30th September 2021

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Safeguarding:

St Cuthbert Mayne 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 candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and references will be taken for all shortlisted candidates.


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