Compliance Officer, Horsham

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Christ's Hospital SchoolHorsham
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Start date: Required 20 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Christ’s Hospital epitomises the transformative power of education. Situated on a majestic campus in 1,200 acres of rolling Sussex countryside, but with close ongoing links with the City of London, the School offers a first-class independent boarding education to children with academic potential from all walks of life.

Required to take the lead in the planning, implementation and maintenance of arrangements for ensuring that the School is compliant with relevant legislation including but not limited to: Independent Schools’ Inspectorate (ISI) regulatory requirements; National Minimum Standards for Boarding Schools (NMS); child protection and safeguarding legislation; UK safety, health, environment and fire (SHEF) legislation; UK data protection legislation and UK copyright legislation. 

The Compliance Officer is also the School’s nominated Data Protection Officer.

Knowledge of above regulatory requirements is essential, as is practical experience of implementing them in a school or similar environment. Ideally you will already hold a relevant NEBOSH qualification (or be willing to train) and have a good working knowledge and understanding of Data Protection principles. You must be IT literate and comfortable with presenting briefings and presentations to a wide range of audiences. 

Previous experience of working at senior management level in a UK independent school and an appreciation of charity/school governance are also desirable.

For a full job description and to apply please download an application pack from our website: 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 30 April 2018. 

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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