Safeguarding Officer & Learning Mentor

Dobcroft Junior School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2LN

This job expired on 25 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 2022

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£26,975 to £30,984 (pro-rata)

Safeguarding Officer & Learning Mentor job summary

From September 2022, we are delighted to be seeking a new member of staff to join our dynamic, committed and caring team at Dobcroft Junior School. Due to the promotion of our existing team member, we are recruiting a new safeguarding officer with senior learning mentor responsibilities. The post is for a start date of 1st September.

This role will involve being part of the inclusion and safeguarding team and leading on all aspects of safeguarding, including undertaking the role of deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL). This will involve supporting children, families and staff across the school community with regards to pupils’ social, emotional and pastoral needs. It will also include working and supporting pupils who find accessing mainstream class challenging and supporting class teachers with behaviour plans and strategies. Consequently, experience as a DDSL in a school setting is highly desirable. For a full breakdown of the role please refer to the job description alongside the advert.

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About Dobcroft Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
416 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
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We are an inclusive and caring school and offer high quality support to all our pupils. Our children are polite, inquisitive and eager to learn and you would be working amongst a friendly, supportive staff whose strength is working as a team.

We have recently been graded good by Ofsted and in particular personal development and behaviour were identified as strengths of the school- including safeguarding and inclusion.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check in line with section 115 of the Police Act 1997. A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants.

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the “Two Ticks – Positive About Disabled People” scheme. This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview. It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section

Arranging a visit to Dobcroft Junior School

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged on the following dates: 3:45pm 4th May & 10th May, however if these are not suitable please do get in touch and we will try to accommodate a convenient time.

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