Designated Safeguarding Lead, Chilton Bridge School, Yeovil

Posted on: 14-01-2022 | Deadline: 01-02-2022

Job Description

Chilton Bridge School is a new independent, residential special school for pupils aged 6 – 19, situated in Yeovil, Somerset.   Our creative, individualised approach to learning, is centred around well-being and skills for independence.

We are looking for a DSL who 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.

We understand the importance of building meaningful relationships with pupils and families to nurture growth and development of relational milestones such as, building trust and sharing enjoyment. Care and making connections are at the heart of our ethos and we work hard to ensure that all staff feel cared for too.

We are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development for all our staff. As part of a new and growing group, we will be able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in order to develop innovative teaching practice.

The well-being of our staff is an important priority; therefore we provide opportunities to ensure we value their hard work and dedication and promote a healthy work-life balance. We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children and young adults can learn and thrive.

We recognise that our schools all serve their own communities and are unique, but we also insist that our schools follow Spaghetti Bridge ways of working which ensure that there are high expectations and equality of opportunity for all our pupils.

Please visit our website to learn more about Spaghetti Bridge and Chilton Bridge School: www.chiltonbridgeschool.co.uk.

Please email recruitment@spbridge.co.uk for further information and an application pack.

Spaghetti Bridge Ltd are committed to Safeguarding therefore, all employees working at this school must have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of our children and young people.

Not suitable for NQTs (ECTs).

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