Director of Safeguarding, Durham

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Framwellgate School DurhamDurham
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Start date: 1st January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £34,538-£36,379
Contract term: Permanent

Director of Safeguarding

The Excel Academy Trust seeks to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Director of Safeguarding to make a real impact at Framwellgate School Durham. The successful candidate will possess energy, vision and enthusiasm and believe that the core purpose for any school is to keep children safe. Only when this happens can we realise our aim of raising achievement and creating a truly outstanding environment for teaching and learning. A commitment to safeguarding, strength to hold staff to account and a ‘can-do’ attitude that will engage students, staff and the wider community are all essential.  

This is a non-teaching post; the successful candidate may have a background in education, social services, the NHS or elsewhere, and we appreciate that each applicant will come with their own particular strengths.  Potential candidates are invited to arrange an informal visit to the school to meet Andy Byers, the Headteacher. Please contact Fiona Thompson ( to make arrangements for a visit. The available date for a visit is Monday 20th November 2017 at 10.30am (we apologise in advance that no other dates/times are available). The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 22nd November 2017. Shortlisting will take place on 22nd November, shortlisted candidates will be contacted that evening and interviews will take place on Monday 27th November 2017 

Framwellgate School Durham is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS and Section 128 clearance will be required for this post, together with completion of a pre-employment health questionnaire.

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More about Framwellgate School Durham
Address: Newton Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5BQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 386 6628