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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    25 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Health & Safety

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,777.00 - £32,076.00 Annually (Actual) Pathway 5 Points 19 - 23 £29,777 - £32,076 Per annum

Health & Safety Officer job summary

Contract Permanent

Salary Pathway 5 Points 19 -23 £29,777 - £32,076 per annum

Working Hours 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum

Site Thomas Deacon Education Trust

Closing Date 24th May 2024

Start Date ASAP

Please note the trust may decide to withdraw the advert before the closing date or interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.

Are you passionate about creating safe and secure environments where everyone feels protected?

Do you have health and safety experience in a school environment?

Do you thrive on collaboration and teamwork?

If so, we have an exciting Health and Safety Officer opportunity for you!

At Thomas Deacon Education Trust (TDET), we believe that safety is everyone’s responsibility. We are committed to providing a secure and supportive environment for our educational community. As a Health & Safety Officer, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring compliance, best practices, and efficiency across our 7 schools.

Your Role:

  • Advise: You will provide competent risk focused Health, Safety and Environmental advice in partnership with Handsam Ltd.

  • Coordinate & Support: You’ll be the safety compass, guiding us through the intricacies of Health & Safety. Whether it’s establishing standards or providing expert advice, you’ll be the go-to person.

  • Collaborate: Teamwork makes the dream work! Work closely with our in-house facilities, catering and IT teams, along with other responsible individuals in our academies to keep our safety practices top-notch.

  • Educate & Train: Share your knowledge and foster a culture where safety is second nature.

  • Standards & Systems: Managing safety isn’t just about rules—it’s about creating a culture. You’ll monitor processes, communications, and training to ensure compliance.

You Bring:

  • Practical Know-How: Your experience in school settings is our foundation for safety.

  • Sector Expertise: Your grasp of educational Health & Safety practices guides us forward.

  • Qualifications: While a NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be fantastic, we’re open to candidates with equivalent experience who are willing to undertake professional qualifications. Practical school experience is a must.

  • Attitude Matters: We’re all about the ‘can-do’ spirit. If you’re proactive, collaborative, and ready to roll up your sleeves, you’re our kind of safety hero.

Why work for TDET:

By joining our team, you can enjoy benefits such as a generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free tea and coffee, free access to onsite gym, progression and continuous development opportunities, free and confidential employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders. 

Apply Now: If you’re ready to make a difference and create a safer tomorrow, please complete our online application form. Be part of a team that cares about safety, growth and making a difference!

Join us in shaping a secure future! 🌟🔒

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Thomas Deacon Education Trust

Multi-academy trust

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is a future-focused multi-academy trust and charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes and transforming the lives of our students and families across a diverse range of primary and secondary phase academies in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

Each of our academies has its own identity and is empowered to innovate according to its context and locality. However, we are connected through a common set of values – Trust, Diversity, Excellence, and Transformation. In this way, our students gain the very best of opportunities and experiences within a value-driven framework in order to prepare them for the world of the future.

Our academies work closely together, taking part in real and meaningful collaborations between teachers, students, local businesses, and higher education. We firmly believe that the Trust as a whole is more than the sum of its parts.

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