Safeguarding Officer / Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Great Baddow High School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC4390-324 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 7 £22,674 - £25,514
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Scale 7 Actual salary £22,674 - £25,514

Hours are 37 per week, Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm

Term time only plus 5 days during school closures

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A vacancy has arisen for a calm, committed and enthusiastic Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead to join our team. The successful candidate will play a key role managing safeguarding within the school and be the first point of contact/intervention for students, parents and external agencies.

The successful candidate must have a positive attitude and excellent attention to detail. You will be an excellent communicator, confident dealing with staff, pupils, parents and external agencies.

Applicants must demonstrate a good understanding of school safeguarding policies and procedures and demonstrate a high standard of numeracy and literacy, alongside excellent Microsoft Office skills.

Experience within a school and or safeguarding environment is essential.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged particularly during the working day in order to view our students and staff working together using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply using the school application form which can be downloaded from the school website or contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Manager on or 01245 265821 and provide your contact details.

Please note a CV will only be accepted alongside a fully completed application form, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early in the event we receive a high volume of applications.

Information about the School

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.

Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values.

A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere. We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school.

Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region. Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas.

Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Yvette DeFeo
Duffield Road
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9RZ
Telephone: 01245 265821

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