Job Description

St Edward’s Oxford is looking for a well-qualified and experienced safeguarding professional to play a key role as Safeguarding Co-ordinator.

The Safeguarding Co-ordinator reports to the Director of Safeguarding and is responsible for managing the systems of safeguarding and for assisting the development of a proactive safeguarding culture for St Edward’s pupils and staff.

Alongside the Director of Safeguarding, the Safeguarding Co-ordinator will maintain and develop excellent working relationships with external agencies (e.g. ESAT, LADO, Children’s Social Care, Police, CAMHS).

The Safeguarding Co-ordinator will also work closely with the Pastoral Management Team to ensure a co-ordinated and holistic approach to safeguarding, casework, compliance and record keeping.

The successful candidate will need relevant experience in a safeguarding role, ideally within an education or public sector environment (e.g. police, NHS, LADO, ESAT) with excellent working knowledge of safeguarding and related practices.

Up-to-date knowledge of relevant safeguarding regulatory guidance is equally important.

For further details and to apply, please click the apply button.

The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 14th June 2024.

First round interviews will take place during the week beginning on Monday 24th June 2024.

Preliminary online interviews may be conducted during the week beginning on Monday 17th June 2024.

St Edward’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we aim to create and maintain a safe environment for our pupils, where they feel respected and supported. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to become familiar with our policies and procedures for child protection and security. All staff are required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

St Edward’s School is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on age, race, sex, religion, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic. Please see our Equal Opportunities & Dignity at Work policy on our website for further details.


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