We wish to appoint a Safeguarding Coordinator to our school with high standards and expectations. The postholder will assist in supporting and enhancing the development and achievement of vulnerable students in our school. Working as part of the Inclusion team you will work with families, parents/carers, external agencies and school staff to enable all students to have full access to educational opportunities and to overcome barriers to learning. You will work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and be the Deputy Safeguarding Lead across the school.
The successful candidate will have recent experience of working and engaging with vulnerable children / young people in either an educational, social work or youth work setting. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be required to liaise effectively with all stakeholders and agencies inside and outside of the school with regard to improving the outcomes for students. Knowledge and experience of safeguarding procedures in a school setting is also required.
Salary: SO1 (points 29 – 31) pro-rata
Hours: 35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only + 5 Inset Days)
Prendergast Vale School is an all-through school for 3 to 16 year olds in the heart of Lewisham and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Our primary phase is one form entry and our ambition is to provide the best possible primary education in a stimulating and creative environment. We encourage children to develop a passion for learning, inspired by high-quality teaching and close nurturing.
Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and you will be expected to commit to your own professional development. We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.
You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.
Interviews: Wednesday 28 July 2021
Please note CVs are not accepted.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.