Job Description

Here at Cloudside we strive to work closely with our community to lead and guide every Cloudside child to success. We endeavour to share our love for learning with each child and encourage them to lead their own life-long learning with clarity and confidence.

We are looking to recruit a Safeguarding & Attendance Officer from the 1st December 2021, who is highly organised, motivated and committed to the success of the Academy.  The successful candidate will have experience of working in a safeguarding role, and a sound understanding of statutory policies regarding the safeguarding of children and young people and attendance.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has good communication skills;
  • a sound understanding of statutory policies
  • has the skills to work collaboratively with external agencies
  • can build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
  • can work with families to improve pupils’ attendance and engagement in education;
  • a commitment to developing their own skills.

In return, the successful candidate will:

  • be joining a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
  • work in a school with high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
  • excellent in house training and CPD opportunities
  • opportunity to network in a thriving cluster
  • leadership opportunities
  • bring out the best in everyone

Cloudside Academy is part of L.E.A.D. Academy Trust which is a registered charity created in 2011.  The Trust aims, through outstanding leadership, to provide the highest quality education to enable every pupil to realise their full potential.  Further information about the Trust can be found here

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon children’s learning.

Please view our website to learn more about our school or call the office to arrange a visit. For an application form please contact Sam Grogan on 01159392263 or  Provisional Interview date: Wednesday 24th November 2021.

Please do not apply via The Derbyshire County Council Website.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

For more information, or to apply, please click here.