Safeguarding Manager, Southampton

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oasis Academy: MayfieldSouthampton

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary point 22 - £26,317 pro rata (£24,038.05 actual)
Contract term: Permanent

Job/Person Summary 

Do you want to make a real difference to young people’s lives, and their wellbeing? 

We are looking for someone with a knowledge safeguarding in schools, whether this be school-based experience, or from the field of social care. The role of Safeguarding Manager provides the opportunity to support and develop our strong safeguarding culture. You will take responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school at an operational level taking part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, contribute to the assessment of children via Early Help Assessments and put in place actions as a result of triaging safeguarding concerns that arise.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a high performing team who share a passionate commitment to securing the best possible life chances for our young people. This role will require huge amounts of resilience, perseverance for the long haul and a constant drive for excellence. However, this is also a role that will be incredibly rewarding and can offer progression for the future.

About us:

Oasis Academy Mayfield is a fantastic place to learn and work.  Our last Ofsted visit was in May 2016, where we were judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas, since then we believe that we have moved yet closer to our aim to become the exceptional school our community deserves. We are excited to welcome applications from future colleagues who share our enthusiasm for education and dedication to transforming the community we live in and serve. We value strong relationships with our parents and carers, and know that through working closely together it is ultimately our young people who benefit.

Our mission is focused around entitling our students, staff and community to an exceptional education. In order to achieve this we have four simple priorities. 

• Excellent teaching

• Excellent outcomes

• Excellent student entitlement

• Excellent staff / parent / community entitlement

We place a high value on personal development and professional learning for our staff.   We invest heavily in supporting the growth of our team believing that if our young people are surrounded by caring, committed and talented staff that they will be best placed to achieve remarkable success.  Being part of Oasis a Multi Academy Trust, which has 3 secondary schools in Southampton, and a further 16 nationally, offers many opportunities for collaboration and professional learning; we are a family and work closely together to ensure that we deliver exceptional education at the heart of our local communities.

Application Procedure

Please take time to look over the recruitment information contained on our website.  Further information and an application pack can be found on our website under “Find out more about this opportunity”. https://www.oclcareers.org/job/safeguarding-manager.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role and the Academy, please contact Karen Dawkins – Assistant Principal 02380 328128 or email Karen.dawkins@oasismayfield.org  

Oasis Academy Mayfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  



More about Oasis Academy: Mayfield
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ashley Cresent, Southampton, SO19 9NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 23 80328128
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