Job Description

Are you interested in joining a caring community that is committed towards ensuring that every child is supported to achieve their full potential?

Cleethorpes Academy is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school of almost 900 students, serving the thriving coastal town of Cleethorpes and the wider local area. Rated as ‘Good’ in all areas in our most recent Ofsted inspection in 2020, Cleethorpes Academy is proud to offer all students a superb, holistic education, incorporating both high academic standards and opportunities for personal development and growth.

Our Academy is a fantastic place to work, where all colleagues are respected, valued and encouraged to pursue the professional development pathway that is right for them. We are passionately committed to staff wellbeing, and exercise flexibility to ensure that our staff can maintain a healthy balance in their personal and professional lives.

To support us in our pursuit of excellence in everything we do, we are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Assistant to join our supportive team of staff.

Safeguarding Assistants work in collaboration with all members of the Safeguarding team to provide physical and emotional welfare of all students to ensure each individual child is safe, happy, involved, attending and able to perform to their potential.

Main responsibilites will include:

  • Assist the Deputy DSL
  • Support students in their learning, and encourage positive attitudes and behaviour in and around school.
  • Champion safeguarding and student welfare across the school, sharing best practice and ensuring that school policy is enacted in practice.
  • Encourage a culture of listening to children and taking account of their wishes and feelings in any measures the school may put in place to protect them.
  • Work under the direction of the Deputy DSL and DSL and internal and external colleagues.
  • Support teachers, tutors and support staff working directly with identified students with additional safeguarding and welfare needs.
  • Support the Deputy DSL to refer / ensure cases of suspected abuse are referred to the appropriate body, supporting staff and students through this process as required.
  • Support the management of the CPOMS reporting system, producing reports and monitoring to support the DSL.
  • Gather information about a child’s academic performance from teachers and assessment data.

Our offer to you…

• The opportunity to make a genuine difference to the lives of our wonderful students

• An exciting, creative, and caring learning community

• A positive and collaborative environment in which to grow as a professional

• High quality support and training opportunities at every stage of your career

• A commitment to promoting high levels of staff wellbeing

• Access to the benefits of working within an innovative, forward-thinking and high achieving Multi-Academy Trust

This role entails working 195 days per year, comprised of term-time plus 5 Inset days.

What are you waiting for? Apply today and see where we can take you!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As part of this process, all successful applicants are required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure & social media check.


For more information on how to apply, please click here.