Job Description

Due to the expansion of our successful, St John Bosco Catholic Multi Academy, we wish to appoint a Designated Safeguarding Lead here at Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our students is paramount and we are looking for an individual to be tenacious in ensuring the safety and welfare of all of our students, working under the direction of the MAC’s Secondary School Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead.

The successful candidate will play a key role in managing safeguarding within the school and be a point of contact / intervention for all students, parents / carers and external agencies. Completing accurate, detailed and timely records is essential.

As a Catholic school, we are looking for someone who is motivated by achieving these things in ways that place Christ at the centre of all we say and do. Therefore, a full commitment to the faith-life of the school is essential.

This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to take the next steps in their career with support from the MAC Secondary Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead. You will have the highest expectations for all students and colleagues, share the belief that an excellent education and strong community are central to transforming lives and ensure that every student is given the opportunity and conditions to succeed.

We are looking for an individual who…

  • Is able to advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters.
  • Is able to liaise with external agencies including the local authority and the police.
  • Is passionate and has a positive attitude and excellent attention to detail.
  • Is an excellent communicator, confident dealing with a number of different stakeholders.
  • Has an excellent understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures and demonstrates a high standard of numeracy and literacy.
  • Is committed to raising standards and improving the life-chances of student

Further details are available from Mrs A Rai on 0121 556 1488 or


Completed application forms to be returned for the attention of Mr H Koryl, Head of School

Visits to the school are most welcome. See our website at

Closing Date for applications: Monday 14th November 2022 (12 noon).

Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance

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