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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.