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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,099 - £34,723

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced Safeguarding and Attendance Officer who will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the Trust. They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, and contribute to the assessment of children. They will advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters, and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police. In addition, they will responsible for improving attendance and punctuality by managing strategies to enable students to overcome barriers to learning, identify solutions and provide a support service to identified students.

We are looking for someone with:

- A high level of knowledge, skills and understanding around child protection and safeguarding

- Experience of working with different need types such as SEMH, ASC and MLD over an extended period of time

- Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong solution-focused approach to issues

- The ability to work with and negotiate outcomes with other external professionals

- The ability to work in a demanding environment, manage workloads and meet deadlines

- Strong listening skills and the ability to deal with sensitive situations with integrity

- Has a clean driving licence and can provide their own transport

What the school offers its staff

You will be part of:

  • A dedicated team of staff who strive for excellence
  • A caring and inclusive ethos
  • A school which has supportive trustees and parents with high expectations of the school

In return, we offer a competitive salary, pension, a supportive team, training and development and the potential for career progression for the right person.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Star Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.Apply Now

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About North Star Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

Arranging a visit to North Star Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clare.bowyer@northstar-academy.co.uk.

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