Job Description

Salary GBP £42,000 – £48,000 per year

Full Time, Permanent

Start date August 2022

Apply by 6 May 2022

Rochester Independent College is seeking to appoint a full time Director of Safeguarding to start in August 2022.

Founded in 1984, Rochester Independent College is a day and boarding school offering a fresh alternative to traditional independent education for students from the age of 11 to 19 and boarders from 14. There is no uniform, students and staff are on first name terms, and the average class size is eight. We have 345 students in total, boarding on our unique urban campus is for 120, a mixture of domestic and international, following our GCSE or A-Level programmes.

This is a Senior Leadership Team position with responsibility for safeguarding across the school.

Rochester Independent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Being You @ RIC:  Our students come from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures and so do we. We want our staff to find a home at RIC and aim to give them the freedom to be themselves at work. We want our community to be an inclusive one where there are meaningful levels of representation across all parts of the College. A commitment to inclusivity is at the heart of RIC’s Project 2025 development planning. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at RIC.

The college reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.



Completed application forms can be sent to :

Caroline Dutton: Director of HR & Compliance