Job Description

Trust Safeguarding Lead – Voyage Education Partnership, Boston

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Permanent contract

To start as soon as possible

Salary Scale: G10/11

Do you care deeply about the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and have high expectations for all regards their welfare? Are you experienced with leading safeguarding either in the public or private sector? If so, you could be our new Trust Safeguarding Lead!

As the Trust Safeguarding Lead you will work closely with the Chief Education Officer to oversee all strategic safeguarding and child protection across our 9 academies and our Trust Shared Services, ensuring that the Trust’s mission, vision and values are reflected in every aspect of Safeguarding policy and practice. The work is varied and interesting and includes shaping and implementing a forward-looking, purpose-driven Safeguarding & Child Protection strategy which ensures that all Voyage academies are fully meeting their statutory duties and building sustainable approaches to safeguarding whilst supporting Headteachers and Designated Safeguarding Leads to provide advice and support on child welfare and child protection matters where required.

The Voyage Education Partnership currently has nine academies, eight of which have been graded Good or Outstanding by Ofsted.

We educate over 3,500 pupils throughout the Boston and South Holland areas of Lincolnshire. Academic outcomes across our MAT have improved over time in all academies. Our provision is fully inclusive and we work hard to safeguard the welfare of all our people and learners through a consistent approach of policy into practice.

For an informal and confidential discussion about this role please contact Clare Willerton on 01205 337057 or email:

Please visit to fill in the online application form before the closing date of 12 noon on Monday, 6th November 2023

The Voyage Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks. Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

Voyage Education Partnership welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.


Source: Trust Safeguarding Lead, Lincolnshire – Tes Jobs