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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    12 March 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£18,238.00 - £20,549.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Grade D2 Point 4-11

Safeguarding Assistant job summary

Safeguarding Assistant

Warren Wood Primary Academy

Salary: NJC Grade D2 Points 04 - 11

£18,283 - £20,549 (Per Annum)

Hours: 35 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only

Required: April 2024

We are currently seeking a dedicated and motivated Safeguarding Assistant to join our team. The safeguarding assistant will work with the DSL and DDSLs, supporting with safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people, following school policies, procedures and the staff code of conduct.

They will develop and maintain positive relationships between the home and school and act as a link between home and school. The role will also involve a focus on attendance and punctuality.

Key Responsibilities:

In collaboration with Headteacher, and where appropriate other Senior Leaders e.g. the SENDCo, to offer support to parents/carers and families who are identified by the school, by support services or who refer themselves.

To help families and children to access services, resources and local community information.

To support with the running of groups for parents/carers, appropriate to the needs of the needs of the school. E.g. baby and toddler group, parent education session etc.

Establish and foster good relationships with parents/carers of children and encourage good home/school communication - Identify pupils and families of concern or those needing additional support - Meet with pupils and parents/carers as appropriate with regards to welfare issues - Following clear risk assessments, undertake home visits to promote pupil attendance and wellbeing


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Awareness of child protection and safeguarding

Ability to work well as part of a team and use initiative when required

Warren Wood Primary Academy is a primary school based in Rochester, Kent and is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust believes in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth. We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions. As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings. We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:

Skills for Life Trust values

Free Private Healthcare Cover

Care First – Employee Assistance Programme

Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust

Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing

A supportive environment

Free Flu Vaccination

Flexible working

Timetabled and purposeful CPD

Subsidised Gym Membership

Free car parking

Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

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 Warren Wood Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
486 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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