Job Description

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Job description
The Governors of Beacon Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational individual for the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).
The DSL will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school. They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, and contribute to the assessment of children.
They will advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters, and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police.
Some safeguarding activities may be delegated to deputies, although the DSL will retain lead responsibility for the work of deputies and will ensure it is completed to the highest standard.
The post is ideally suited to someone with drive, resilience and determination and someone who thrives on a challenge.
The post offers an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to join a strong pastoral team within a growing academy.
For further information, please contact Mrs T A Farr, Senior Office Manager ( or telephone 01472 328433 (Mon/Tue/Thursdays).
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Any offer of employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks and the successful completion of an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.