Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Contract type - 36 hours per week, Term-time contract + 15 days - Permanent Post
  • Salary range - Grade J NJC Point 23-28 (£27,741-£32,234) pro-rata for term-time
  • Location - Co-op Academy Swinton
  • Closing date - January 31, 2022

We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead to support the academy in Safeguarding our students. The successful candidate will be the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) for the Academy. They will lead the Academy’s daily response to safeguarding concerns and referrals. keeping up-to-date, accurate and secure records of students with Child Protection Plans. Ensuring that all Looked After/Vulnerable/At risk students are given the appropriate care, guidance and support and are able to access the school curriculum/removing any barriers to their learning, liaising with the Pastoral team when necessary. The successful candidate will also take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings and contribute to the assessment of children. Deputising for the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and fulfilling the responsibilities as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

The successful candidate will possess good communication, literacy and numeracy skills. A commitment to continuous improvement. Enthusiasm, adaptability. A positive outlook and a willingness to be fully involved in school life.

An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you. In addition, you will have the opportunity to link with other Co-operative Academies across the North West. Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

Do what matters most | Be yourself, always | Show you care | Succeed together

Benefits include:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts on various Co-op branded products
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work, phone and broadband ● Co-operative credit union
  • Healthcare cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

Please note we cannot accept a CV as a form of application:
Please return via email to Mrs Carol Robinson at Co-op Academy Swinton:

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