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Lead Safeguarding and Child Protection Officer

Morley Newlands AcademyLeeds

Required to start: ASAP

Lead Safeguarding and Child Protection Officer

SO1 (SCP 23-25) £27,741 - £29,577

Actual salary: £23,829 - £25,406

Contract: 37 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only + 5 Days

Subject to a 6-Month Probationary Period

Morley Newlands Academy, (formally Morley Newlands Primary School) joined The GORSE Academies Trust on 1 March 2015 and has quickly formed a close partnership with primary and secondary academy colleagues within the Trust. We are immensely proud that, in its inspection of January 2018, Morley Newlands Academy was judged to be Outstanding in all areas. We are a large primary school, with over 650 children from Nursery age right up to Year 6. Situated close to the centre of Morley in south Leeds, our academy serves families from across the local community. In September 2014 the school moved from an old, run down building to new state of the art accommodation, with excellent facilities to support our children, their families and the local community. 

We are looking to appoint a Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer to work alongside our Inclusion Leader to ensure that all children are safe from harm, confident and resilient, have good self-esteem, are able to access education, have high aspirations and can develop positive relationships with others.

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.

If you feel that you have the necessary experience, skills and abilities, we look forward to hearing from you. An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website (, by email to or by telephone on 0113 323 1890. 

Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th December 2021 at 9.00 am

Applications should be returned to: 

Interviews will take place: W/C 13th December

Morley Newlands Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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