Designated Safeguarding Lead - Operational

Lealands High School, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AL

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As per notice period

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,723 - £37,361 (FTE)

Actual salary

£30,049 - £32,961 Annually (Actual)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Lealands High School is seeking to recruit a Designated Safeguarding Lead - Operational to join an outstanding team of dedicated staff. The successful candidate will be working closely with students and staff supporting all aspects of student wellbeing and safeguarding in school. You will be a dedicated and driven individual willing to take on challenges and with a passion for supporting young people and staff. You will also demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be meticulous in record keeping and seeing plans through to completion.

Lealands High School is a comprehensive foundation school on the northern edge of Luton with excellent transport links serving a diverse local population. We benefit from a bright modern and extremely well equipped building and working environment. We offer excellent development and training opportunities through our strong partnerships with other schools.

The successful candidate will work within a strong leadership team, supporting students by being proactive and following up on issues in relation to the safety and wellbeing of students in school; will bring to the role, knowledge and practical experience gained through working successfully with young people. Excellent communication skills are essential in being able to deliver training to staff and to support individuals and groups of students.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits available:

  • Access to our sports equipment and facilities including swimming pool
  • Opportunities for paid lunch duties
  • Staff laptop with remote access to school systems
  • Professional development programme and opportunities
  • Staff benefits package
  • Close proximity to M1 junction 11A, Leagrave train station and Luton Airport

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About Lealands High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1014 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01582611600

Lealands High School is a comprehensive Foundation school located on the northern edge of Luton, in Sundon Park. We provide high quality education for students aged from 11 to 16 years old. We are driven by our core values of respect, responsibility and excellence. We believe in working to help every single student become a responsible and respectful citizen with the skills and knowledge needed to lead successful and fulfilled lives beyond school. Our mission is to support each individual to ‘climb the mountain to success’ and our curriculum and support structures help us to achieve this. Lealands was fully refurbished in 2013 and we continue to benefit from a modern and well equipped building with fantastic specialist facilities. The School retains a special focus on sport and PE and we benefit from superb resources including an indoor heated swimming pool and flood lit astroturf. Our school serves a catchment area, but also takes students from across Luton and surrounding Bedfordshire villages and towns. We are a diverse school which is proud to welcome students and staff from many cultural and religious backgrounds. Lealands is a welcoming, safe and caring school environment. Student progress is supported by the hard work and commitment of well qualified staff who set high expectations to enable every child to succeed. A wide range of support is available for those who need additional help to succeed. We believe in the continual improvement of each individual within our school community and are strongly focused on reward and celebration. Ofsted judges the school to be ‘good’ with strengths in a number of areas recognising that, “Pupils clearly enjoy school” and “They feel valued and well supported” (Ofsted, March 2017). As a school, we strongly believe in partnerships working together in the best interests of all our students. Parents/ carers, students, staff, governors, community groups and friends all work together to ensure that the young people in our school enjoy their learning journey and achieve some exceptional outcomes. As part of the Luton Futures and Lea Springs Partnerships we are able to enjoy the benefits of working closely with other schools locally. For more information about Lealands, please visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk which gives a good insight into our school and why we are so proud to be members of Lealands High School.

Arranging a visit to Lealands High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk.

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