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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,485.00 - £28,603.00 Annually (Actual) NJC 11 - 22 (Depending on Experience)

SEMH and Safeguarding Officer job summary

SEMH and Safeguarding Officer

37 hours per week, term time plus 3 Weeks

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Salary: Scale 6 to 7 NJC 11-22

Actual Salary: £23,485 - £28,603 per annum

Bradford Forster Academy is an 11-16 Church of England secondary Academy and part of the Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (BDAT), a growing Christian Multi-Academy Trust based in Bradford. The Academy opened on 1 September 2015 and now has capacity for 1050 students on roll in years 7-11. The school is forward-thinking, providing high quality CPD and there is an exciting opportunity to work across a variety of growing diverse schools within the Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a SEMH and safeguarding Officer who is passionate about helping children. talented, inspirational, creative and ambitious individual with relevant experience who can make a sustained and substantial contribution to the growth and development of the Academy. You will be self-motivated, exceptionally well-organised and a good team worker.

The successful candidate will:

Work alongside key staff and external agencies to promote whole academy safeguarding and mental health & wellbeing strategies

Work with students and families to improve levels of emotional resilience and mental health

Build strong relationships with key families to overcome barriers and improve levels of engagement with the academy and with education

Have excellent communication skills

Have excellent inter-personal skills

Be able to keep calm under pressure

We can offer you:

  • An academy staff team of effective and supportive colleagues that will encourage you to be inspirational, proactive and play an active part in our school improvement.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • A stimulating, attractive, and welcoming learning environment.
  • A brand-new purpose-built building with state-of-the-art technology and resources.
  • An approach which supports and stimulates professional growth.
  • A supportive Leadership Team.

Closing Date for applications is Tuesday 18th June 2024 @ 9am

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Commitment to safeguarding

‘Everyone working in or for our school service shares an objective to help keep
children and young people safe and promote each child’s welfare by
contributing to:
• providing a safe environment for children and young people to learn
and develop in our school setting, and
• identifying children and young people who are suffering or likely to
suffer significant harm, and taking appropriate action with the aim of
making sure they are kept safe both at home and in our school setting’

BFA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its students.

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About Bradford Forster Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
983 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bradford Forster Academy, which opened in September 2015 as a new 11-16 Church of England Academy, as part of the new Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust. We currently have 1033 students on roll from years 7 to 11 and Summer 2020 saw our first cohort of students successfully completing their time with us and going on to take up a wide range of local and national Post-16 courses and positions.

Bradford Forster Academy is an exceptional school with high aspirations and ambition for our young people.

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