Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of Safeguarding with a genuine passion for, and commitment to, the College and our pupils.

All aspects of Pupil Safeguarding are given the highest priority at Hurst. The Head of Safeguarding will provide leadership on all Safeguarding responsibilities and work closely with the Head of Mental Health on associated matters.

The successful applicant will have substantial safeguarding experience and in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, policy, procedures and best practice regarding children’s welfare and wellbeing. They will be able to work collaboratively as part of a team, and manage the day to day running of all safeguarding matters.

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and credibility to interact effectively with a range of audiences including children, parents, colleagues, governors and external multi-agency organisations.

This is role is term time only +2 weeks, 45 hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm (with one hour unpaid for lunch)

If you are excited by this opportunity and wish to apply, please complete an application form and send to

Should you wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Caty Jacques, Deputy Head – Pastoral at

Hurstpierpoint College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an online presence and adverse media review, checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £55,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Free fitness classes
  • Free parking
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • A-Level or equivalent (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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