Job Description

Grade H -SCP 27-31. £31,894 – £35,336- pro rata

37 hours per week, term time only – plus 10 days


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the post of Safeguarding and Early Help Lead in our school.

The successful candidate will take a lead role in school, taking responsibility for leading effective safeguarding and providing effective support for young people and their families.

This role will include responding to the day to day safeguarding issues that arise in addition to providing the strategic lead in ensuring that there is a continued robust and effective safeguarding provision throughout our school. They will work with families who are experiencing difficulties and who require the support of external agencies in order to thrive.

The Safeguarding and Early help Lead will also take responsibility for the Looked after Children in our school, ensuring that their personal, emotional and academic needs are prioritised.

You will be joining a large, highly motivated team who are focused on ensuring the best possible outcomes for students irrespective of their starting points or background.

Experience of working with other agencies and within an education or social care setting is essential.

Our identity as a Catholic Salesian school and the inspiration we receive from the life of St John Bosco shapes our ethos and spirit, placing the developing child at the centre of everything we do.

If you are an organised, determined, resilient person, with a clear commitment to delivering the highest level of safeguarding for young people and if you are keen to help students achieve their potential by overcoming barriers to learning then we would like to hear from you.

As a school we welcome visits to any prospective candidate, please contact the Headteachers PA, Mrs Natalie Heaton to book an appointment to come and meet with us

Closing date for applications: Monday 11th July 2022

Interviews: Thursday 14th July 2022

The job pack and application form can be downloaded from the school website at

Please return completed application forms to

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

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