Safeguarding Officer

Lyndon School, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8EJ

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Band D (FTE £22,129- £30,984). Actual salary is £10,208 - £14,294. The point of the scale will be assessed dependent on experience and qualifications.

Safeguarding Officer job summary

We require a motivated and experienced Safeguarding Officer who is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all of our students. The role involves contributing to the development of safeguarding and child protection policies, training, procedures and guidance across the school, and assisting in the coordination of referrals, actions and the review of services for vulnerable children and families.
To carry out this role, it is essential that you have demonstrable experience of working effectively with vulnerable children or young people in either education, social work, youth work or another related area of work. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate they work effectively with the parents/carers of children and work efficiently with a range of professionals to promote children’s/young people’s learning or welfare. In return, we offer an exciting and challenging role within a very supportive team and the opportunity to develop your skills within this innovative and growing Trust.
For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

About the Trust

Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• High quality training and support in and across academies
• A clear career pathway
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes

Applying for the job

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website:

The closing date is midday on Wednesday 6th July 2022 and it is expected that interviews will be shortly after.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Lyndon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Join Lyndon School a ‘happy, friendly and caring place. Leaders are ambitious in their expectations. They want the very best for their school community. Pupils enjoy positive relationships with caring staff…. Leaders have designed an ambitious curriculum. In many subjects this sets out the important things that pupils need to know and remember. A rich set of experiences are returning, following the earlier challenges of the pandemic.’ (OfSTED 2022).

Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles – An Academy, Cockshut Hill School four primary schools and Solihull Sixth Form College. The leadership team of Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning. Join us and you will be part of a school on its journey to outstanding status with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things.

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