Job Description

We are looking to appoint a whole school safeguarding manager

37 hours a week, term time only + 5 training days

Ashcroft High School is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with 1245 students. We were judged to be good with outstanding leadership and management by Ofsted in January 2018. Our students come from a wide range of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds; this diversity creates an interesting range of exciting opportunities and educational challenges.

The school’s work is based on the values expressed in our school motto:

A learning community driven by high expectations and respect for all

We are looking to appoint a whole school safeguarding manager to provide leadership and management for all Ashcroft High School staff in relation to student safeguarding and well-being, ensuring that staff are kept up to date with local and national developments and are trained in accordance to LSCB guidance.

The successful candidate will be required foster strong relationships with students, staff, parents and external providers to ensure that good communication is maintained in relation to student well-being and safety.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have experience of working with pupils with social and behavioural needs
  • Be able to build and maintain constructive relationships with pupils and parents and carers
  • Be able to plan, lead and deliver CPD opportunities for all staff in school
  • Must be able to respond to meetings outside of normal school hours when necessary

Ashcroft High School:

  • is a highly ambitious school with students regularly achieving above expected outcomes in many areas
  • has a friendly and supportive group of colleagues
  • has undergone an £18 million building programme

Ashcroft High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.