Safeguarding Lead, Salford

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Salford City AcademySalford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band 3 - £22,440 - £32,640 (FTE) pro rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Start date:   As soon as possible

Salary:            Band 3 - £22,440 - £32,640 (FTE) pro rata

Contract:     Full time, permanent

                          Term Time only (including 5 INSET days) plus 2 additional weeks

Hours:            37.5 per week

Salford City Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to join our Inclusion Team to undertake the role of  Safeguarding Lead to provide a comprehensive safeguarding service for the academy.

This will include responding to day to day safeguarding issues in addition to the provision of support, advice and guidance to ensure that a robust safeguarding and child protection provision is embedded at the Academy.

The  Safeguarding Lead will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the Academy. They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings and contribute to the assessment of children. They will 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. 

The Safeguarding Lead will take responsibility for looked after and previously looked after children and will take a leadership role in promoting the educational achievement of every looked after and previously looked after child on our Academy’s roll, and ensuring that their personal, emotional and academic needs are prioritised. They will also be the central point of initial contact within the Academy for the external agencies working with these pupils.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and recent working knowledge of safeguarding and child protection issues.  See job description and person specification for full details.

If you would like further information regarding the role please contact Ann Ardern, HR Advisor on

To apply, please complete the online application form by clicking 'apply'.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 19th July 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 22nd July 2019

Salford City Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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More about Salford City Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Northfleet Road, Peel Green, Eccles, Manchester, Lancashire, M30 7PQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 789 5359
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Salford City Academy is a secondary school with a very high aspirational culture and all our staff provide a vital contribution to our relentless pursuit of providing the highest standards of educational excellence.

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