Job Description

About All Saints Catholic College

All Saints is an 11-16 school, situated near the northern boundary of Kirklees. We are a Catholic school with students attending from diverse cultural backgrounds, which contributes to the distinctive ethos. In November 2022, Ofsted judged All Saints “Good” in every category, and we received an “Outstanding” judgement from our S48 inspection by the Diocese of Leeds in June 2018.


About the role

This is a maternity cover position to start in September 2024.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Safeguarding Support Officer who will work under the guidance of our Designated Safeguarding Lead. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the existing Safeguarding Manager and the College and other key agency staff to deliver key outcomes for students through a range of integrated support and services.

You will need to be able to work collaboratively and flexibly and build good relationships with both students and staff, demonstrating a respectful and caring attitude towards everyone in school.

Experience of working with children in a school environment and having the appropriate literacy and numeracy skills to support students are essential.

Experience of supporting students and families with emotional and social needs including mental health is also critical.


Please note, you will be working 37 hours per week during term time. You will also work 1 additional day at the start of the academic year for staff training.


What we can offer you

At All Saints Catholic College, we aim to create a happy work place culture through promoting a healthy work/life balance. We do that by providing a package of flexible employee benefits, including:

  • An attractive pension scheme for both Teaching and Support staff.
  • A high-quality wellbeing package including medical cover, counselling, physiotherapy, fast track medical cover, care service and a 24 hour GP-helpline.
  • Care First Advice – a 24/7 information and counselling service.
  • We are part of the Cycle to Work scheme. Tax free bikes and safety equipment can be payable by payroll deduction through a partnership with Cyclescheme.
  • Free parking


Application process

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who are able to work as part of the whole staff team, and who will support and uphold the Catholic ethos and practices of the school.


An Application Form and further information can be downloaded via our website


Completed Application and Disclosure Forms should be returned to Miss C Taylor –


Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as an application for any of our vacancies as they do not support our safer recruitment processes.


Interviews will take place during w/c 17th June 2024.


All Saints is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers, volunteers and employees to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including online searches and a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Record with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children (where the role involves this type of regulated activity).

A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Due to the number of application forms we receive, we regret we can only contact shortlisted candidates.

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