4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS + TLR £5618

Safeguarding Lead job summary

We are looking for a highly motivated, talented and inspirational teacher to lead on Safeguarding at John O’Gaunt School.

This is a middle leadership role within the school and the successful candidate will join the Extended Leadership Team, working closely with senior leaders and playing a key role in strategic decision-making to ensure that our students are safe and to help raise standards and improve their outcomes. This is an ideal role for someone who has future senior leadership ambitions. Further details can be found in the candidate brochure.

John O'Gaunt School is situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10-minute walk from the station.

This is an exciting time to join John O’Gaunt, part of Excalibur Academies Trust and judged to be a 'Good' school by Ofsted. The school roll is growing, and it is unique and special place to work. We are a place with ‘big school ambition and small school care’. This means that we offer all the benefits and ambitions of larger schools, whilst offering the care and support that only a smaller community school like ours can. The school truly has a family feel. Additionally, we offer;

Employee Assistance Scheme, as part of a strong wellbeing programme

Career development opportunities within the school and across the Trust

Strong Professional Development based on individual needs

Staff laptop

Cycle to Work Scheme

Discounted private healthcare plan

Excellent Pension scheme

Clear onboarding and professional development pathway

John O’Gaunt School is proud to be part of Excalibur Academies Trust, a multi-academy Trust consisting of 20 schools across four local authorities along the M4 corridor, providing high quality education to almost 5000 children from age 2 to age 18. Our vision is to provide an excellent education, empowering individuals to thrive and grow within a caring, aspirational and outward looking culture. We believe in investing in our staff to ensure we attract and retain talented, dedicated people who are committed to changing children’s lives for the better. With a strong track record of raising the achievement of disadvantaged pupils across the trust, it is our mission to promote social mobility and personal fulfilment through the transformative power of education. Our growth strategy is based on our hub model and building the capacity to provide strong support and opportunities to schools who share our vision.

Working for Excalibur Academies Trust means you are valued; our professional development programme will support you every step of the way and our leaders will inspire you to be the best you can be. We believe your wellbeing is paramount to your performance and therefore have a number of benefits available to staff.

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline if appropriate so we encourage early applications.

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

EAT is an equal opportunities employer, proud to serve a diverse student/parent community. The Trust’s recruitment policy aims to ensure the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities, suitability for the position; to ensure all applicants are considered equally/consistently; ensure no applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic/ national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure the School meets its commitment to safeguarding/promoting the welfare of children/young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

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About John O'Gaunt School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
429 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

John O'Gaunt School is an11-16 secondary school, situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10 minute walk from the station.

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