3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
37 hours per week, 44 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£30,984 - £34,373 per annum
Actual salary
£29,675 - £32,927 per annum

Job summary

Bury St Edmunds County Upper School is a value driven school with an ‘ethos of excellence’ which is fundamental in maintaining exceptional standards in the safeguarding and well-being of all its students. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Deputy Safeguarding and Child Protection Lead who will work alongside our Deputy Headteacher and named DSL to oversee operational responsibility for safeguarding and child protection within the school.

We are looking for someone who:
• has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team supporting students
• is motivated and passionate about supporting the well-being and welfare of our students, going the extra mile for our most vulnerable students
• can demonstrate they have the experience and deep understanding of students needs
• has experience and a broad knowledge of safeguarding and child protection legislation, policy and best practice including successfully working with a variety of multi agencies to ensure the best possible care for students. The role would suit someone from a social care or police background
• is able to lead on the tracking, monitoring, planning and delivery of safeguarding training to colleagues

Bury St Edmunds County Upper School

County Upper School is an inspirational place with a true sense of belonging to something special. We are a warm, friendly and vibrant school that is built on an ‘Ethos of Excellence’. We have high expectations for all and a belief that every child will be successful both academically and as lifelong learners. As a values driven school our students and staff create a community that we are extremely proud of. We believe in investing in our staff and we offer excellent career, training and professional development opportunities.

Unity Schools Partnership

We currently have 17 primary academies, 10 secondary academies and three special schools in our family of schools. All members of the Unity Schools Partnership staff subscribe to a set of shared values, principles and operational processes to ensure quality education for all our young people. Our central belief is that every young life is special – open to possibility, gifted with the potential to change the world for the better. Our ambition is to unlock the potential of all children, remove the barriers to aspiration and ensure that all our children succeed.

Closing Date: 09:00am, Wednesday 1st December 2021

Interviews: week commencing 6th December 2021

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/155178TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/155178INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/155178TVS

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
912 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Contact phone number
01284 754857

About Bury St Edmunds County Upper School

County Upper School is an inspirational place with a true sense of belonging to something special. We are a warm, friendly and vibrant school that is built on an ‘Ethos of Excellence’. We have high expectations for all and a belief that every child will be successful both academically and as lifelong learners. As a values driven school our students and staff create a community that we are extremely proud of. We believe in investing in our staff and we offer excellent career, training and professional development opportunities.

School location

Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6RF

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