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  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other leadership roles
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week, Term Time only

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC 23 - 28

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is tenacious and is able to assimilate information quickly
  • has good communication skills;
  • is highly organised and is motivated and committed to the success of the Academy
  • has a sound understanding of statutory policies relating to safeguarding
  • has the knowledge and skills to work collaboratively with external agencies
  • can build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
  • can work with families to improve pupil outcomes;
  • has a commitment to developing their own knowledge and skills of safeguarding and child protection
  • can work well under pressure
  • has a good sense of humour
  • is a team player

What the school offers its staff

In return, the academy can offer you:

  • well behaved and happy pupils
  • supportive families who would relish the opportunity of working with you
  • a strong and dynamic team of professionals who would enable you to hone and further develop your skills
  • the opportunity to work within a team environment as this role forms part of our wider safeguarding team
  • the opportunity to work in a school with high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
  • access to excellent training and CPD opportunities from the school, across the trust and beyond
  • the opportunity to network in a thriving cluster of schools across the LEAD family

Further details about the role

Here at Sycamore we strive to work closely with our community to lead and guide every Sycamore child to success. We endeavor to share our love for learning with each child and encourage them to lead their own life-long learning with clarity and confidence.

Due to the retirement of the current post-holder we are looking to recruit a Safeguarding & Inclusion Manager from the 29th August 2024 or earlier if possible. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a safeguarding role, and have a sound understanding of statutory policies regarding the safeguarding of children and young people. This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally, and to impact upon children’s learning and live chances.

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 Sycamore Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
476 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0115 9155804

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