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Job Ref No. ECC2085-159S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: NJC SCP15–22 (£27,803 - £ 31,364 FTE
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday, 10th July 2024  

Job Description

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We wish to appoint a Designated Safeguarding Lead/ Pastoral Lead to start in September 2024 on a permanent contract. As Designated Safeguarding Lead, you will work with the Headteacher to develop an effective safeguarding culture across the school. The successful candidate will be taking the lead responsibility for all safeguarding and child protection matters arising at the school and supporting all other staff in dealing with any child protection concerns that arise.

The successful candidate will liaise effectively with pupils and families at Burrsville Infant Academy, working with children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and/or those pupils who need particular help with behaviour management to overcome barriers to learning. You will also support the development of social skills with children, acting as a positive role model, following the schools agreed policies.

Successful candidates should have:

· Experience of working with and caring for children

· Experience of working with children with special educational needs.

· High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour

· Enthusiasm and dedication to developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching, mentoring and guidance

· A commitment to promoting and fostering good relationships between children and with parents and colleagues

You should be:

· Forward thinking and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the school

· Able to promote the warm, caring and friendly ethos of the school to pupils, parents and the public

· Able to perform under pressure

· Confident to use your own initiative when required

To apply please go to https://mynewterm.com/jobs/139808/EDV-2024-BIA-13951

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

Alix Chapman
Craigfield Avenue
Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO15 4HR
Telephone: 01255 425106
Email: admin@burrsvilleinfantacademy.org