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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,002.50 - £21,376.73 Annually (Actual) Pathway 2 Points 4-8 £20,002.50 - £21,376.73 (FTE £23,114 - £24,702) Per annum

Safeguarding Administrator job summary

Contract Permanent

Salary Pathway 2 Points 4-8 £20,002.50 - £21,376.73 (£23,114 - £24,702) per annum

Working Hours 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (term time plus one week).

Site Thomas Deacon Academy

Closing Date 02 June 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.

Safeguarding Administrator

Are you passionate about student welfare?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges?

Are you an experienced Administrator?

If so, we want you to join our team as a Safeguarding Administrator!

At Thomas Deacon Academy (TDA), we believe that safeguarding and wellbeing is everyone’s responsibility. We are committed to providing a safe environment for our students. As a Safeguarding Administrator, you’ll play a crucial role in directly supporting students and their families and will work closely with your pastoral team.

Your Role:

  • Support Students: Work closely with our dedicated Safeguarding Officer to provide direct support to students and their families. Your empathy and understanding will make a difference.

  • Collaborate: Assist staff within pastoral teams, ensuring a holistic approach to student welfare.

  • Information Gathering: Assist with information gathering and the preparation of reports for safeguarding-related meetings. Your attention to detail matters.

  • Attend Conferences: Participate in meetings related to Child in Need (CIN) or Child Protection (CP) plans. Your presence matters.

  • Daily Checks: Monitor students with CP and CIN plans, ensuring attendance and follow-up.

  • Log Management: Keep safeguarding logs up to date on Myconcern. Your organisation matters.

  • Visitor Management: Facilitate emergency meeting requests and escort visitors.

  • Online Monitoring: Lead monitoring and filtering systems.

  • Staff Support: Ensure all staff have access to safeguarding information.

You Bring:

  • Minimum Level 2 Qualification: Proficiency in English and Maths.

  • Office Skills: Practical knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Customer Care: Understanding of good customer care practices.

  • Experience with Youth: Bonus points if you’ve worked with young people, especially in a school environment.

  • Confidentiality: You’ll handle sensitive information with utmost discretion.

  • Policy Adherence: Strictly follow our safeguarding and prevent policies.

Why work for TDA:

  • By joining our team, you can enjoy benefits such as a generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free eye tests, free tea and coffee, free access to onsite gym, staff character awards, free fruit of the month, progression and continuous development opportunities, free and confidential employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders. 

At Thomas Deacon Academy, we’re not just a school; we’re a family. Apply today and be part of something extraordinary! 

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.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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 Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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