Job Description

About our school: Somerset Progressive School prides itself on being very unique. Both sites are set in rural locations on the outskirts of Taunton. Each site offers an attractive and stimulating learning environment, combining specialised teaching facilities with local resources.

There is a high staff to pupil ratio with most receiving 1:1 tuition or working in small groups. Pupils are encouraged to work alongside others and co-operatively in pairs and small groups, as the development of social skills and independent work strategies are vital.

Overview of the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead:

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic specialist who can continue to support students with individual needs and to ensure they achieve and believe in themselves, as well as preparing them for the next steps and adulthood.

As a Designated Safeguarding Lead within our school, you will be providing professional learning and development for all pupils through establishing personalised learning routes across Key Stages 3 and 4.

We would love to hear from people who:

  • Are looking for a committed Designated Safeguarding Lead with a belief that all our children and young people deserve an outstanding education regardless of their past experiences.
  • Are passionate about championing students with SEND, then we would love to hear from you.
  • Have experience in a Safeguarding role in education.

EPIC benefits of working for Keys Group:

·        NEST enhanced pension scheme

  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to a blue light discount card
  • Fully funded training and qualifications for all colleagues
  • Enhanced pay scales based on experience and qualifications
  • Employee benefits scheme such as wellbeing app and a range of discounts
  • Life assurance

You will be playing your part in helping the school achieve its aims and values. You will be delivering an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students with support from the leadership team.

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, suitable employment references and online searches to safeguard our young people. In addition, this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974.


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Source: Designated Safeguarding Lead, Somerset – Tes Jobs