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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    20 May 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

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,250.00 - £33,250.00 Annually (FTE)

Safeguarding coordinator job summary

Job Title: Safeguarding Coordinator

Location: Thomas Clarkson Academy

Salary: Grade 7, points 19 - 21 FTE £31,250 - £33,250

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (We are willing to explore flexible working options for the right candidate)

The Safeguarding coordinator will be accountable to the Safeguarding manager and work as part of the safeguarding team in school. Safeguarding is the most important role of a school and this role is at the forefront of day to day coordination and management of safeguarding within the Academy.

The Safeguarding Coordinator role will provide efficient and effective coordination and support of Safeguarding meetings for the Academy. This includes management and recording on various recording systems in line with Legislative requirements. The role will include attending all meetings with regards to safeguarding, family support or child protection, acting as our lead professional as well as liaising, meeting and planning with other agencies and staff as required. The role will also support to provide CPD training to staff on Safeguarding and Child Protection as part of the ongoing training programme for all staff. Experience of working in safeguarding or social work would be an advantage.

This role is 52 working weeks per year.

Your working hours will be discussed at interview as we are able to provide flexibility to suit the right candidate.

What we can offer you

Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch during term times.

A modern building with fantastic facilities and resources.

A supportive and friendly community of staff and students.

A full induction programme.

Access to BWT Ambition Hub training and development programmes.

Opportunity to join a growing Trust and to get involved with wider projects across the Trust community.

If you think you can contribute to our organisation, we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

About Thomas Clarkson Academy

Thomas Clarkson Academy serves the needs of our 1,300 students, their families and the local community as an increasingly successful, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive, non-selective 11-18 academy. Our motto is ‘Transform, Challenge, Aspire’ and we aim to provide our students with the best opportunities to achieve the academic qualifications and skills to progress to university or the career of their choice. We want our students to realise their potential.

TCA was graded as Good following our most recent Ofsted inspection , with inspectors commenting on the quality of leadership, positive relationships between staff and students, a curriculum ‘that helps pupils to succeed’ and a Sixth Form ‘where students have the support required to be successful.’ Our staff have high aspirations for all of our students and want them to grow into confident, ambitious and high achieving individuals. This year, we have seen applications to join our school increase by almost 20%.

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Thomas Clarkson Academy's journey to being the best that we can be, and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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)
medical
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 Clarkson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1384 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Thomas Clarkson Academy serves the needs of our 1,300 students, their families and the local community as an increasingly successful, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive, non-selective 11-18 academy. Our motto is ‘Transform, Challenge, Ambition’ and we aim to provide our students with the best opportunities to achieve the academic qualifications and skills to progress to university or the career of their choice. We want our students to realise their potential.

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