Lead Safeguarding Officer, Newham

Closing date:

Cumberland SchoolNewham

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £36,071 - £38,70836 hours per week, term time only plus two addtional weeks
Contract term: Permanent

We require a qualified and experienced Lead Safeguarding Officer who will work alongside the school's Designated Safeguarding Lead to provide safeguarding and child protection across the school.  

You will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, and contribute to the assessment of children. You will also advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters, and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police.

You will be dedicated to championing the well being and safeguarding of children and have a thorough understanding of children's needs and relevant safeguarding legislation and statutory guidelines.

You will be committed to providing the highest standards of service and to developing services to adapt to the changing needs of The Community Schools Trust.

We are a forward-thinking school that has dispensed with formal lesson observations, retrospective book marking and written student exam reports whilst maintaining very high standards of care and outcomes. Behaviour is good and the students are keen to progress and are used to working hard.

We prefer candidates who are organised, friendly, and who possess a positive work ethic. Having a few good ideas is always welcome.

If you join us you will be part of a structured, committed and hardworking team that will look after you and help you progress in your career.

Please visit our website http://www.cumberlandcst.org./vacancies for more information. Your application is a direct application to the CST. 

Simon Elliott - CEO, Community Schools Trust

Omar Deria - Head of School, The Cumberland School CST

Employer: Community Schools Trust

Location: The Cumberland School, London E13 

Closing Date: 12:00pm Friday 24 January 2020

Interviews to be held: week commencing 27 January 2020

The Community Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process and all appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.



More about Cumberland School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oban Close, Newham, London, E13 8SJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7474 0231