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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

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Pay scale

TSAT Pay Group 6 - £33,128 -£40,416 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting vacancy for a Regional Safeguarding Lead as the point of contact for our South West schools in relation to safeguarding. Working as part of our Trust Central Safeguarding Team - Thinking Personnel, the successful candidate will lead on developing and maintaining our regional strategic, policy and operational priorities.The successful candidate will also ensure their schools achieve the highest standards of safeguarding practices, and will lead on exciting projects to ensure our systems and processes remain efficient as well as compliant with all legislation. This role will encompass the design of safeguarding and attendance strategies to improve our practice and the service we offer to our schools. Knowledge of suspensions and Governor Disciplinary Committees (GDC) is essential as the post holder will be quality assuring GDC paperwork.You will work across our multiple schools in Devon, so it is essential you have access to a car. All travel costs are reimbursed.

What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • A supportive working environment
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers
  • Generous holiday allowance of 26 days increasing to 30 days after 5 years service
  • Generous employer contribution to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff
  • Free parking in our staff car park
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances. Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

o Think about their Thinking
o Be their Best self
o Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

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