Safeguarding Officer - Beacon View Primary Academy

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Job type

Term Time, Permanent


£24,660 - £24,660 Full Time Equivalent

Closing date

23 May 2022

Safeguarding Officer
Location: Portsmouth
Term time + 2 weeks
Salary: £24,660 FTE
Closing date: 08:00 Mon 23 May 2022
Interviews: Fri 27 May 2022

We are delighted to invite applications for the position of Safeguarding Officer, to commence September 2022.

Beacon View Primary Academy is a happy and dynamic school that is striving to offer the very best education for the children, whilst embedding the school values of respect, responsibility and resilience. If you are looking for an exciting, challenging and highly rewarding teaching, and pride yourself on being an excellent practitioner, this is the job for you!

The successful candidate will join a hard-working, supportive and welcoming team, where staff at all levels are encouraged to develop themselves and be the best they can be, in a supportive environment that is focused on continuous professional development.

Beacon View Primary Academy is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools, aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.  Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could.  Our subject specialist, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resources, helping to simply work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed.  We invest in our staff wellbeing.  It’s an ethos we call ‘best in everyone’.

The Safeguarding Officer support the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) with their commitment to safeguarding and child protection.  The role will involve day to day coordination and management of cases relating to identified children, attending, and representing the Academy in multi-agency meetings and ensuring that recommendations are effectively implemented to support safety and learning in school.    Full training will be provided.

The post holder will be required to provide guidance and expert professional support in all aspects of safeguarding, developing, and implementing effective strategies, policies and procedures working with the Designated Safeguarding Lead to ensure that these reflect best practice.  This will include supporting colleagues to ensure safeguarding decisions are made in the best interest of individuals and delivering relevant training to staff where appropriate.

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