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  • Start date details

    Easter or September 2023 start

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Some of the key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the main point of contact within the Academy, receiving and acting upon any reported concerns. This includes ensuring that all paperwork and our digital safeguarding system (CPOMS) are accurate, correct, fully completed and reviewed as necessary.
  • To be responsible for the management and monitoring of all EHA’s, CIN and CP cases within the Academy.
  • To be the Academy Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Implementing, promoting and reviewing the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies and Procedures within the Academy and Ormiston Academies Trust.
  • Monitoring pupil attendance, including non-attendance, accidents logs, pre-existing injury reports, concern forms and incident forms to exclude any possible child protection issues.
  • Representing the key link to statutory agencies (Social Care or Police).
  • Be the designated teacher for Children in Care.
  • To line manage the Welfare, Attendance and First Aid teams within the Academy.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Development for all staff through nationally recognised training courses;
  • Access to a range of resources and opportunities through our Academy Trust;
  • Opportunities to develop and enhance your role through a range of wider partnerships;
  • Laptops for all staff;
  • An opportunity to join a well-established and supportive Senior Leadership Team who all want to make a positive difference to the education of all OBA students.

Further details about the role

Required for an Easter or September 2023 start, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Assistant Principal to join our highly motivated leadership team.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for leading safeguarding, welfare and attendance and will be the Designated Safeguarding Lead. The successful candidate will the support the Principal in ensuring that Safeguarding culture and practices in the Academy are robust, thorough and support/promote the welfare of all pupils. Experience in a similar area of responsibility is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people & expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two suitable references & a successful application for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.
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About Ormiston Bushfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1113 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01733 233014

Ormiston Bushfield Academy is a good school (OFSTED – December 2019) with the inspection stating: • Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school • Leaders have the same high expectations of every pupil, whatever their background. • They encourage every pupil to do their best and to model the school’s shared values of ‘Opportunity, Belief and Aspiration’ The Academy is continuing to expand and due to its popularity and increasing student numbers, a new £6 million wing was opened in September 2018. This extension is an addition to the £20.6 million state-of-the-art building that was completed September 2012, giving every student the opportunity to learn in an exciting and inspiring environment at an Academy that has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion. The Academy has continued to build on the successes of the last few years and achieved strong results at GCSE & A-Level in the summer. It is conveniently located close to the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire borders & benefits from excellent road and rail links. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support, where staff are committed to raising attainment. The Academy has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion.

Arranging a visit to Ormiston Bushfield Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email katherine.scothern@bushfield.co.uk.

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