Designated Safeguarding Lead & Inclusion Support

At Heathland School learning is at the heart of everything that we do. We have high expectations and as a result our pupils make excellent progress. We build strong relationships and provide a safe, happy and stimulating learning environment enabling each and every child to be the best they can be.

We are committed to supporting the well-being and happiness of our children in all areas of life and focus on a set of shared Values which help us to work with one another co-operatively and with respect.

We are looking to recruit a Designated Safeguarding Lead who will also play a key role in inclusion support for our pupils. The DSL will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school (including online safety) and be a member of SLT. They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, and contribute to the assessment of children.

They will advise and support other members of staff on child welfare, safeguarding, and child protection matters, and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police.

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Salary: G8 point 29-32 (actual salary £30,607 – £32,192)

Hours: Full time (36 hours per week). Term time only (+1 week in the Summer holidays) 40 weeks

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 22nd March 2023

The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

We will review applications as they are submitted, therefore suitable candidates are likely to be interviewed before the closing date. We reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made, therefore early applications are encouraged.