Job Description

Post: Inclusion Officer & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Post Details: 37 hours per week, term time only, permanent

Salary Scale: AAT Grade 5 SCP 10-15, Pro-rata salary £17,470.72 – £19,289 (Full time Equivalent Salary £21,695 – £23,953)

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy at Oak Academy, Duck Lane, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH11 9JJ

Oak Academy is seeking to recruit a full time Inclusion Officer & DDSL, to improve the life outcomes and opportunities for our students and their families.

The role of the Inclusion Officer & DDSL is to support the pastoral team with the management and response to safeguarding. Primarily this includes working with individuals and/or small groups to resolve difficulties causing concern as quickly as possible to promote learning and well-being.

We require a passionate and committed colleague who has a willingness to:

  • promote and safeguard the welfare of pupils in your care or that you come into contact with, in accordance with the Trust Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.
  • act as the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead to ensure that the academy meets its statutory duty.
  • support and contribute to the work of the pastoral team in managing behaviour and safeguarding
    • foster and sustain collaborative links with relevant agencies, practitioners and the academy community
  • manage statutory returns to the Local Authority and Governing Body

The role will have a travel requirement and an enhanced DBS is necessary which will include clearance for visiting families in their homes.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 7th July 2022

Interviews will take place: Thursday 14th July 2022

Start Date: Thursday 1st September 2022

For more information: Safeguarding Jobs – 2022 |