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DDSL, Attendance and Pastoral Officer

Ravens Academy
Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
NJC Point 18 - 22, £25,174 to £26,976
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
10th January 2024 04:37 PM
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Job ID
Start Date
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1390032

Do you believe that every child, every person, is capable of amazing things? So do we!

Do you have a desire to motivate and inspire children? So do We!

Are you enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking? So Are we!

Come and join our friendly team at Ravens Academy, as a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL), Attendance and Pastoral Officer, supporting the Principal with the continuous improvement of the academy; championing the vision, ethos and inclusivity that make Ravens Academy such a special place to learn and work

About you:-

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic individual to be the Academy’s DDSL, to work in support of the DSL to ensure the academy safeguarding procedures and policies are adhered to. This role will include liaising with external agencies and developing and managing attendance initiatives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills within a friendly team.

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding and evidentiary experience of implanting statutory safeguarding guidance and policies plus experience of compliance and auditing within a safeguarding setting. This role requires, a grade C/4 or above in English and Maths together with a relevant professional level 3 qualification and experience of working in an education or social services environment.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be flexible and have the ability to relate well to children and adults. We welcome applications from ambitious candidates, keen to make a difference who have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.

About us:

Ravens is an incredible Academy which belongs to the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies. We believe that every child, every person, is capable of many amazing things. At Ravens Academy we strive to ensure that all pupils and staff are the best they can be, we are passionate about our pupils reaching their potential.

Ravens is about teamwork and about forming binding, positive relationships built on mutual trust. Children thrive here in a happy and nurturing environment. Our staff encourage a love of learning and work closely with parents to create a sharing community where all feel a sense of belonging.

About Academy Transformation Trust

We are proud to be a part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies whose mission is to transform the learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.

What’s in it for you?

Access to continuous personal development programs. A bespoke platform supporting colleague welfare and benefits, including pension scheme, employee assistance program (EAP), recognition and reward scheme, cycle to work scheme and discounts on many major high street brands.

To learn more and apply online, please see our application pack for more information and visit our careers page.


Safeguarding Statement:

The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023. We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are open to Flexible Working.  

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