Hours: 35 per week - Term Time only
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a safeguarding officer to join our pastoral team and work pro-actively with the students, teachers, heads of department and the wider support team to promote student progress and achievement.
You will work under the direct supervision of the safeguarding lead senior member of staff to provide effective pastoral support. Meticulous attention to detail is paramount. You should have excellent IT skills, be well organised, have a professional approach to work and be able to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines. You must also be willing to undertake further training.
You will be expected to manage your own workload and prioritise work appropriately.
Already the country’s best performing trust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.
Normal hours will be between 8.00 and 16.00. It is expected that you would be available to support certain meetings outside of these hours by agreement in advance for which time off in lieu will be accrued.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written are an essential part of the role to be able to deal with staff, students, parents and external agencies.
In this post you will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding in every category within three years. You will be working with a team whose mission it is to embed excellence in everything we do.
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Further details are available from the school web-site. www.highgatehill.cola.org.uk
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required.
Closing date for applications midnight 3rd June 2018 with interviews being held shortly afterwards.