Job Description

Are you passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment for children? Do you have the expertise to lead safeguarding initiatives at a top-tier educational institution? If so, St Edward’s invites you to apply for the role of Director of Safeguarding (Designated Safeguarding Lead). This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the well-being of our pupils, staff, and wider school community.

As the Director of Safeguarding, you will be at the forefront of ensuring the safety and welfare of our students. Reporting directly to the Deputy Head (Sub-Warden) and working closely with the Head (Warden), your role will be central to fostering a proactive safeguarding culture.

Your responsibilities will encompass overseeing the CPOMS system, managing safeguarding cases, and maintaining comprehensive records. You will also be the primary point of contact for all safeguarding concerns, providing expert advice and support to staff, pupils, and parents.

In return St Edward’s offers a dynamic and inclusive working environment, emphasising professional development, academic excellence, and well-being. With a generous salary and holiday package, access to first rate facilities, and a supportive community, this role provides an excellent opportunity to lead and innovate in safeguarding within a prestigious institution.

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The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 16th August.

First round interviews are due to take place during the week beginning Monday 9th September.

Second round interviews are due to take place during the week beginning Monday 16th September.

St Edward’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we aim to create and maintain a safe environment for our pupils, where they feel respected and supported. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to become familiar with our policies and procedures for child protection and security. All staff are required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

St Edward’s School is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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