Designated Safeguarding Lead

Recruiter
Axcis Education
Location
Devon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1190335401
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Axcis are working with a large all-through academy in Exeter to recruit an excellent candidate to undertake the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead. This role is to work closely and support colleagues to create a meticulous safeguarding culture throughout the school in order that pupils are safe in their leaning environment.

The school is currently in the development of exciting and extensive improvements.

Reporting to the Principle, the Designated Safeguarding Lead's responsibilities include:
Ensuring safeguarding and compliance policies are updated
Working with the SLT to monitor priorities for vulnerable children.
Managing case referrals
Manage potential concerns
Work closely with school staff and external agencies
Development of safeguarding training
Increasing awareness

Essential qualifications for this role:
QTS - Qualified Teacher Status
PGCE or Education Degree
Level 3 Safeguarding qualification

Previous experience must include:
Extensive working experience of managing safeguarding in a management role within an education or child care setting
Building relationships with children and their parents
Expert education and legislation knowledge
Good IT skills and attention to details
Ability to build strong working relationships with school staff and external organisations.

This is a fixed term role with an immediate start until 31st December 2019 and possible further extended. Hours are 37 per week, Monday to Friday term-time with a salary of 35k pro-rata

This is a temporary position.

If you are interested, then please contact Tamsin Nee at Axcis Education.

Axcis is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.

Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.

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