Hours: 37 hours a week, term-time only
Grade: Grade 7 (Pt 20-24)
Salary: £25,295-£27,905 FTE
We have a great opportunity for an experienced and passionate Safeguarding Officer to join our academy to lead on safeguarding across the school.
We are looking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer who is highly organised, emotionally resilient and able to prioritise a conflicting workload. The successful candidate will work in partnership with academy staff, pupils, families and external agencies to ensure the effective implementation of safeguarding policies and procedures across the academy.
We would love to hear from you if you:
• have a good knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding procedures
• are a clear and effective communicator
• are able to build and sustain appropriate relationships and manage personal and professional boundaries with children and families
• are looking for a rewarding, worthwhile job.
If you feel you have the relevant skills, drive and enthusiasm please apply for this role.
As there is a requirement to visit and work at different locations, including visiting pupils/families in their home, you must be able to transport yourself efficiently to other sites.
Applicants must support the Catholic ethos of the school.
Closing Date: Monday 27th January 2020
Shortlisting: Tuesday 28th January 2020
Interviews: Monday 3rd February 2020
St Thomas More Voluntary Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.