Salary: Band 7 £33,024 – £36,648
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week, all year round
Closing Date: Monday 17th June

The Northumberland Church of England Academy is a Multi Academy Trust that strives to provide a supportive, diverse and inclusive learning environment for staff and students.

Dukes Secondary School has a unique opportunity for an experienced safeguarding professional to ensure that safe and effective arrangements are in place across the school, and that the childrens safety and wellbeing is a priority. 

The successful candidate will take a lead role in ensuring that the students and staff within Dukes Secondary comply with all national and local safeguarding requirements, with the potential to undertake other pastoral duties to support the heads of year where necessary.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • When necessary, support senior staff within school with internal and external inspections/audits relating to the work of safeguarding in schools.
  • Maintain monitoring systems for measuring compliance with S175 of the Education Act 2002. This will include monitoring CPOMs and tracking the compliance of individuals with regard to statutory training requirements.
  • Complete referrals, where necessary to external agencies.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures for all aspects of safeguarding children in education are available and updated on the school website.
  • Undertake relevant training that will ensure success in the role

Our Benefits

  • Local Government/Teachers Pension Scheme
  • The Nest – Our nursery/childcare provision specifically for NCEAT staff
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free 24/7 health and wellbeing support for all members of staff within the Trust
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (full time staff)

If you are looking for a new role where you can develop your skills and make a difference to our students then we look forward to receiving your application!  

NCEAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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