9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£15,617.77 - £17,006.29 Annually (Actual)

Nurture and Safeguarding Officer job summary

St Mary’s Catholic Primary Academy
Reflecting the love and faith of Mary in all that we do.

Nurture and Safeguarding Officer
Permanent, Term Time Only

Required: 1st September 2024

Grade: Scale 5 Point 12-17 (£15,617.77 – £17,006.29 actual salary)

Hours: 25.5 hours a week

The Academy Council of St Mary’s Catholic Primary Academy wish to appoint a caring, reliable, calm and positive person to take the post of Nurture and Safeguarding Officer in school. The suitable candidate will be highly capable in behaviour management and pastoral care, in order to support our staff in continuing to provide our outstanding learning and behaviour management strategy within school.

St Mary’s is a wonderful Catholic school enjoying an excellent reputation locally, where we have created a happy, successful and well-resourced learning community. Our children are very well behaved and highly motivated. We are proud to be serving a richly diverse and inclusive community, inspired by our strong Catholic ethos and tradition which stretches back over 175 years. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual wanting to grow their skills, expand their experience and make a positive difference to the lives of our children.

You will be responsible for:

Working closely with SLT, SENDCo, Teachers, support staff, parents and carers to offer support to pupils with regard to wellbeing, behaviour, learning , attendance and safeguarding.

Training to become a member of the safeguarding team as a DSL.

Delivering training to staff on aspects of learning and behaviour management and providing guidance to staff at all levels with how to support our most vulnerable pupils.

Gaining an in-depth knowledge of our school community and families, their issues and concerns, working with them to improve attendance and learning both within and outside the school.

Using de-escalation techniques to resolve conflict between the school and parents.

Working with external agencies to improve the outcomes for our pupils.

The successful candidates will be required to support the Catholic ethos and to make a contribution to the extended life of the school where possible. Any additional skills that can be offered should be mentioned in the application process.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange this please contact Mrs Maseela on 01422 362365.

An application form, job description and personal specification can be downloaded from the MyNewTerm website along with our application documents or you can telephone the school office and these documents will be emailed to you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

Closing Date: 3rd June 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 10th June 2024

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 St Mary's Catholic Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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