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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£35,432.00 Annually (Actual) BP6

Senior Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead job summary

Do you have a sound knowledge of Safeguarding legislation and processes required to support children? Are you able to challenge constructively when needed? Can you support early intervention strategies to ensure learners who need early help are identified? Are you passionate about training and supporting staff to be the best they can be to support children? Then this could be the role for you!

We are looking for a confident person to lead and influence others and be prepared to deal with difficult situations and people.

You also need to be organised and able to create clear systems and processes, as managing safeguarding concerns and tracking actions are an important part of your role.

Essential qualities:

Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of local key safeguarding agencies, including social services and the police

Knowledge of legislation, government guidance and national frameworks for safeguarding children

Ideal Qualities:

Experience of working within a Safeguarding role in Education

Fo For FULL Job description or more information please contact the hr@chacademy.co.uk

What else we offer:

Free Parking on Site

Forget the daily struggle for a parking spot. Our onsite parking is free, ample, and exclusively available to our staff, ensuring you have a hassle-free start to your day.

Bespoke CPD Opportunities

We understand that professional growth is paramount. That’s why we offer tailored Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities designed to enhance your skills and knowledge, propelling your career forward.

Enhanced PPA Time

This extra time allows you to focus on creating impactful learning experiences without the rush.

Subscription to The National College

This resource provides access to a wealth of courses and webinars, keeping you informed and inspired.

Leadership Development Opportunities

We support your ambitions with development programs that prepare and qualify you for leadership roles within our academy and beyond.

Career Progression

We believe in recognising and nurturing talent. Progression opportunities within the academy are abundant for the right candidate, with clear pathways to advance your career in education.

Join us and be part of a team that values growth, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.

Chiltern Hills is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this role will include a safer recruitment process.

Chiltern Hills reserves the right to select applications prior to the closing date.

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.

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About Chiltern Hills Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1076 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Chiltern Hills Academy is a Church of England, co-educational secondary school in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are circa 1025 students on the school roll, approximately 100 of whom study in the sixth form. Chiltern Hills Academy converted to academy status in 2011 and is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of Oxford and Buckinghamshire County Council.

We are situated in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire in the Chiltern Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated close to the M40 and the M25, Chesham is on the end of Metropolitan line of the London Underground and is 28 miles north-west of London. There is ample parking on-site. Renting here is cheaper than in central London and if you enjoy travelling, it takes about 40 minutes by car to Heathrow.

The Elgiva Theatre, Lowndes Park and an open-air heated swimming pool are just some of the many public amenities available in the town. Chesham is renowned for its community spirit and there are many recreational and community groups catering for the diverse and active population.

Chiltern Hills Academy aims to provide an environment that excites, motivates and challenges students, encouraging lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. The secondary school is founded on Christian values and principles, with an ethos that promotes personal responsibility, self-respect, respect for the beliefs and views of others, self-confidence and a commitment to success and achievement.


Kevin Patrick

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