Safeguarding Lead

Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 6DD

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

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Safeguarding Lead job summary

Safeguarding Lead Required asap Full time 37 hours per week All year round Permanent Salary Grade F point 20-24 £25,991-£28,672 Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and hard-working Safeguarding Lead. You will lead and manage the provision of safeguarding of children within the school and support local families in accessing multi-agency support within the school. Working alongside key school staff and multi agencies within the Local Authority to reduce the risk of harm to pupils. Key duties: • Lead the safeguarding team and play a vital role in the safeguarding of all pupils. • Act as Designated Senior Person for the school, attending multi-agency meetings as required. • To work with vulnerable children. • To work with the Senior Leadership Team in ensuring effective procedures for safeguarding children are applied in school and support the Designated Safeguarding Leads. • Act as a CAF Lead Professional when it is appropriate for the School to be Lead Agency. Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School is a very large primary school with over 700 pupils. We have a primary focus on ensuring the highest possible standards of teaching and learning for our pupils. In our most recent Ofsted (November 2017) we received an Outstanding grade for the Behaviour, Safety and Welfare of pupils. This was achieved through having a reflective approach that places the emphasis upon on ensuring that we get the provision right for every child. We are looking to appoint a dedicated, resilient and caring professional to share in this reflective and collaborative approach. You would be joining a team of committed and supportive professionals and the school can offer lots of opportunity to develop and enhance your skills through training and support. We warmly welcome applications from those who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging themselves and others to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking. You will: • have experience in dealing with safeguarding procedures and protocols • be DSL qualified or prepared to undergo the training • have experience in leading a team and providing training and support on safeguarding • have high expectations of pupils’ achievements and a commitment to excellent standards • work well as part of a team • build and maintain successful relationships with young people, to treat them consistently, with respect and consideration and to demonstrate concern for them as learners • have excellent communication skills with children and adults In return we offer: • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards. • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives • Calm and purposeful learning environments • Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust How to apply Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality. Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies. Any questions or queries should be directed to Andy Mullahy, School Business Manager on 0115 9153266 Closing date for applications: 12 noon 28 January 2022 Interviews 4 February 2022 Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one. We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children. We are strategic partners in Inspiring Leaders, Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School. We can offer you: • Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service www.transformapplied.co.uk • Trust support networks • Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts • Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us • Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training
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About Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
682 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0115 9153266

We are a very large primary school situated in Aspley in the North of Nottingham, with just under 700 children on roll. Despite being such a large school, we pride ourselves on supporting individual children and families. We feel it is essential that every child feels valued, is well supported and has a sense of belonging.

We are proud to be a member of the Transform Multi Academy Trust and work closely as a partnership of schools in order to ensure the best possible outcomes for all children.

Additionally we also work closely with our local family of schools, the Primary 6 Partnership, on a number of exciting projects that enhance and enrich the school curriculum.

Our school was built in 2006 and we have invested heavily in ensuring that the building reflects the investment that we put into our children. This has involved creating four houses – Castle, Sherwood, Trent and Highfields. Children collect house points for the work they produce and the winning house is rewarded every half term.

Our Vision, Ethos and Values:
A successful vision for inner city education must recognise that the needs of the pupils cannot be addressed without acknowledging the needs of the community.
Because we recognise our responsibility for each individual child, our school must:

Be an inclusive school.
We will:
Ensure each pupil’s needs are met as fully and effectively as possible to equip them for life in their society.
Value each pupil’s efforts unconditionally.
Work in a culture of achievement and high self-esteem.
Engage in professional dialogues to explore and address individual needs.
Support families in supporting their children.
Be at the heart of the community we serve.
We will:
Act as a community resource.
Seek opportunities to provide for the needs of the school community.
Respect, value and utilise the diversity within our community.
Work in partnership with other establishments and agencies to improve community provision.
Promote independent learning for life.
We will:
Begin in the Foundation Stage.
Place an emphasis on investigative, experiential and creative activities.
Provide high quality opportunities for children to develop their thinking skills.
Focus on Speaking and Listening as a key to developing independence.
Use targets as a means to involve children in their learning.
Provide a rich and varied curriculum that promotes key skills and opportunities for their application.
Have positive attitudes.
We will:
Support, not blame.
Offer opportunities, not excuses.
Have high expectations of pupils, staff, parents and governors.
Promote education beyond the curriculum and education for all.
Have high standards.
We will:
Use data to set challenging targets.
Strive to support pupils to meet and exceed their targets.
Use CPD to improve our teaching and learning.
Never settle for second best.
Challenge underachievement in all areas of school life.
Be a school that others visit to see what “good practice” means.
Provide a safe, secure and happy environment for learning.
Know ourselves and help others to know us.
We will:
Review our practices and procedures regularly, stringently and honestly.
Use data to inform ourselves of our successes and areas to develop.
Involve our stakeholders in our plans for improvement.
Be open to constructive criticism and new ideas.
Publicise our successes and be proactive with the Media.
We will work as one staff, one team, with one common goal – to succeed for the children of Aspley..
A school that succeeds plays a part in raising the esteem of a community. A community that believes in itself succeeds.
We aspire to be a school that good teachers will want to work in, that committed parents will want to send their children to and that pupils will succeed in.

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