9 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,364.00 - £35,745.00 Annually (FTE) Term Time, with the option of additional hours during the holidays.

Safeguarding Manager job summary

The Governors are looking to appoint an individual with a person-centered approach who are passionate about ensuring safeguarding is at the heart of what they do? The candidate will be the recognised point of contact for the school safeguarding matters and will provide support, guidance and advice to colleagues to protect the welfare of children at risk.

The successful candidates will play a key role in both strategic leadership and operational delivery of the school’s safeguarding policy and procedures.

Significant experience of working within a safeguarding role and with young people who are in secondary education is a benefit for this role.

The successful candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence.

Oakfield Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Child safety recruitment procedures operate and appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS, qualifications check and all other relevant employment checks. Please also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school please contact01270 918337 and ask to speak to Gemma Bailey.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Oakfield Lodge School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
58 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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