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  • Start date details

    December 2023

  • Closing date

    30 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

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£32,020.00 - £37,261.00 Annually (FTE) NJC L7 / M1, SCP 25 to 31 (£32,020 - £37,261 Pro Rata) plus pension benefits. National Pay Award Pending

Safeguarding Manager job summary

Post Title: Safeguarding Manager            

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 30th October 2023   

We are looking to appoint an individual with extensive background in safeguarding children and young people to lead our safeguarding team.

The Avenue Centre is looking to recruit an experienced and skilled Safeguarding Manager. This is a fundamentally important position within our staff team. It requires a highly focussed individual to lead on all elements of safeguarding within our school. The successful candidate would be joining a strong, diverse and forward thinking team who have excellent relationships with pupils, parents/carers, external colleagues and other stakeholders.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, emotionally intelligent and most importantly of all experienced in the safeguarding of young people and their communities. The successful candidate will be passionate about ensuring that all pupils at our school can flourish, regardless of personal circumstances or background. 

This is a non-teaching post.

The Avenue Centre for Education is a school serving the town of Luton. We work with multiple partners to transform the lives of the children in our care, working holistically to create an environment in which they can learn, achieve and thrive. We provide a curriculum and learning environment that allows pupils to rebuild their education and either successfully return to mainstream education or achieve a mainstream post 16 destination of choice. Significant emphasis is placed on working in partnership with families, partner schools, alternative provisions and external professionals, to develop an individual approach for every pupil which supports their success.

Start Date: December 2023   Hours: Minimum37 hours per week, Term Time Plus INSET days (39 Weeks)

Job Type: Permanent   Salary Grade: NJC L7 / M1, SCP 25 to 31 (£32,020 - £37,261 Pro Rata) plus pension benefits. National pay award pending.

Apply: Please apply via My New Term https://www.mynewterm.com/   CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in ACE. We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Avenue Centre Lead Contact: Rebecca Warner, HR Officer at hr@avenuecentre.co.uk Telephone Number: 01582 359370. Further Information: https://avenuecentre.co.uk/ 

To be considered for the role of Safeguarding Manager at ACE, it is essential that you:

  • Have the relevant experience and skill set in line with the Person Specification.

  • Have the determination to set and achieve high standards for oneself and others.

  • Have excellent time management and are able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Can demonstrate initiative and has sound judgement to take on a great deal of responsibility.

  • Can work calmly and be able to handle pressure and setbacks?

  • Can work in the flexible ways needed for the post.

  • Can line manage a team.

  • Have a willingness to undertake training and development activities.

  • Are available to work five days per week, Monday to Friday.

  • Are passionate about safeguarding and building strong links with pupils, staff and parents / carers?

The Avenue Centre can offer the successful candidate the support from staff, parents and members (governors) who are caring and committed to working as a team to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils. You will have the opportunity to develop new skills through the guidance and support of the Senior Leadership Team, who have established a shared vision for our school and who really value committed members of staff. We understand the importance of personal and professional development and invest in our staff team to bring this about.. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are motivated to work in a school giving the best chance to some of the most vulnerable young people in society. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Scheme’.

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About Avenue Centre for Education

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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