Child Protection Officer/Safeguarding Lead

Hyde High School, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 4SP

8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade H, SCP 29-31: Full time equivalent £33,486 - £35,336 per annum

Actual salary

Grade H, SCP 29-31: Actual salary £28,781 - £30,371 per annum

Child Protection Officer/Safeguarding Lead job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and suitably experienced person to lead on high-level safeguarding, mental health and crisis support, managing a caseload of the most complex cases, and provide advice and support in relation to less complex interventions. The postholder will act as the first point of contact in the school for any child protection issues and will lead the safeguarding team.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a specialist in safeguarding and child protection with excellent communication skills and previous knowledge and experience at a suitable level within an educational or similar setting.

The position offers professional challenge and reward in equal measure and is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about ensuring a culture of vigilance and responsibility which enables all children to thrive. Hyde High School is a vibrant, busy, harmonious and supportive working environment where all staff and pupils are valued and encouraged to contribute.

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) including English and maths essential.

Applying for the job

Please include within your application a supporting statement explaining how your experience and qualifications meet the person specification for this role.

Please note – CVs are NOT accepted.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 4th July 2022

Applications forms should be emailed to the Headteacher’s PA Mrs Fawcett via or posted (FAO: Mrs R Fawcett, Hyde High School, Old Road, Hyde, SK14 4SP).

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About Hyde High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1094 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

We are a proudly multicultural community school where learning is at the heart of all we do and is truly valued. Students are offered a rich, broad and balanced curriculum which promotes all aspects of their development and so prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of 21st century life. Our students leave us as well-rounded and decent young people with real strength of character, who aspire to make a positive contribution to their society.

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