Head of Safeguarding, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Linden Lodge SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £49,342 – £53,349 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

36 hours per week - Part-time may be considered 

43 weeks per year  

Term Time only plus 4 weeks  

Required as soon as possible

Linden Lodge School is a day and weekly residential special school for visually impaired children and young adults (2 - 19 yrs) many of whom are multi disabled with complex needs. At our recent Ofsted (February 2017), our school was judged to be a good school with an outstanding Early Years provision.

“Pupils behaviour is excellent. They are polite and friendly to each other and to adults, and have very good attitudes towards learning” (Ofsted February 2017).

“The provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent”.  (Ofsted February 2017)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated safeguarding professional to join and lead the Safeguarding Team at Linden Lodge, ensuring the safeguarding needs of vulnerable children and adults attending the School are met.

We are looking for a motivated professional who has experience of leading on Safeguarding issues within School, Health or Social Care context.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and also to lead and manage a team are essential requirements of this post.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here. Alternatively an application pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

For further details please contact the school for any further details on the telephone number or email below.

Completed applications should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk or posted to Linden Lodge School, 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park.  London, SW19 6JB

Closing date: 22 november 2017 (at noon)
Interviews: 01 December 2017

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Linden Lodge School

61 Princes Way

Wimbledon Park

London, SW19 6JB

Tel: 0208 788 0107

Email: humanresources@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Principal: Roger A. Legate

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More about Linden Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 6JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8788 0107
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