Safeguarding Lead - The Harbour School

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Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£30,211 - £33,502

Closing date

8 August 2022


Safeguarding Lead

The Harbour School are looking to appoint a Safeguarding Lead on a permanent full-time contract to start as soon as possible.

Role: Safeguarding Lead

Hours: 37 hrs per week TTO Plus 3 (42 working weeks)

Band: I

Salary: £32,797 – £36,370 pro rata depending on experience

Actual Salary: £30,211 – £33,502

The Harbour School is a special school for learners with Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health (SEMH) needs and/or medical needs.

We are seeking an experienced, well qualified and dedicated Safeguarding lead for our well-established Safeguarding Team. The role of the Safeguarding Leader is to create and maintain, along with the Pastoral Teams, a community in which pupils will feel safe, be happy and thrive.

The community will be alert to safeguarding issues and the responsibilities of all adults and pupils in the organisation are clear. The Safeguarding Leader will hold the position as the school’s DSL. They will be responsible for guiding the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSLs) and all staff, pupils, governors and volunteers, ensuring a safe environment for all.

The post is a Senior Leadership Team position and is non-teaching. A full clean driving licence with own vehicle and flexibility to move across the city is essential for this role.

We are looking for enthusiastic, robust and resilient individuals who are committed to improving outcomes for pupils with SEMH needs from across the city.

The Harbour School provides a supportive and friendly team ethos.

For an application pack please email: quoting SAFLEA in the reference line.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment.

Closing date for receipt of applications: NOON Monday 8th August 2022

Proposed Interview dates: Tuesday 23rd August or  Wednesday 24th August 2022 

Only direct applications will be considered.  We will not consider or review any unsolicited third-party correspondence.