Safeguarding Officer Bishop Alexander L.E.A.D. Academy, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our school for a Safeguarding Officer. The successful candidate will be part of our pastoral team and play a key role in the ongoing development of the school.

Safeguarding children is at the heart of the schools’ ethos and it will be part of your role to inform, educate and support staff in knowing how to respond to potential concerns. You will need to be an effective communicator at all levels and able to work with pupils, staff, parents, stakeholders and external agencies. You will be a focused, organised and passionate individual who can ensure all safeguarding measures and procedures are in place.

This role will be ideal for candidates with experience of working in safeguarding and pastoral support within education, or who have experience within a related field

Essential educational requirements

• 5 GSCEs grade A*-C including English & Maths or equivalent
• NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification or equivalent
• Qualified first aider or willing to undertake the training
• DSL training qualification or willingness to undertake

Essential qualifications

5 GSCEs grade A*-C including English & Maths or equivalent
• NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification or equivalent
• Qualified first aider or willing to undertake the training
• DSL training qualification or willingness to undertake

Essential skills and experience

• working in an environment where experiences included taking initiative and self-motivation.
• previous experience of working in a similar role
• experience of working in an education setting
• working as a member of a team.
• experience of dealing with confidential information.


About Bishop Alexander L.E.A.D. Academy

Address
Wolsey Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2BQ
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Bishop Alexander L.E.A.D. Academy website (opens in a new window)