Job Description

Co-op Academy Manchester

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Term Time Only + 10

35 hours per week

Grade 7 SCP 26 to 30 £26,032 – £28,880 (pro rata negotiable dependent on experience)

Due to the growth of the academy, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding colleague to join our talented Safeguarding team to be a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead for the Academy.

To lead the Academy’s daily response to safeguarding concerns and referrals and to keep up-to-date, accurate and secure records of students with Child Protection plans and other social services or external agency involvement.

Co-op Academy Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities. Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student!

Please take time to review the Co-op Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”. In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

“The Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

Please see our website for full details and application pack or contact Mrs C Downend for full details, Applications to be sent to C Downend c/o Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note: The academy cannot accept a C.V. as a form of application.

Closing date: 17 March 2022

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