Vacancy – Safeguarding & Child Protection Officer Permanent


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Released June 22, 2022

Safeguarding and Child Protection Officer
Scale point: SCP 7, 37 hours per week term time + 10 (inc. training days)
Full Time £24,920, Actual £21,956
To start September 2022

Required from September 2022, a highly motivated person to act as the school’s Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) and Child Protection Officer.

TMWS is looking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer to join our busy team.
• Do you enjoy working in a busy and vibrant environment?
• Do you have excellent interpersonal skills?
• Do you have a love of working with children?
• If you are excited by your answers to the above questions then you may be the right candidate to join #TeamTMWS

You will maintain accurate documentation on all child protection (CP) matters, liaising with the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Children’s Safeguarding Teams.

We are a small school, proud of our traditional rural heritage, yet ambitious for the future of all our students. Our size is a real strength as it enables students and their families to work closely with the teaching and support staff at the school, building positive working relationships. We believe that students achieve best in a supportive and positive environment – and that is what you will find in our school.

All our students follow a curriculum that focuses on academic as well as personal qualities, including student’s social and emotional development. The school views both strands as complementary and as such prepares students for the society into which they will emerge, a society marked by rapid technological and social change. We believe that all students have an entitlement to a knowledge rich curriculum regardless of ability or background. We have an inclusive ethos adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of all our students. Student wellbeing is paramount and students benefit from positive relationships with staff. As a result, students feel secure and able to focus on their learning.

TMWS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further details, please see the school website, call Sarah Florence on 01430 876025 or e-mail

Our staff benefits

• ERYC pension scheme
• Continuous service awards
• Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work
• Free on-site parking
• ERYC gym membership and discount programmes
• Gym facilities on site

Candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to formal application.

Please note this school does not have the resources to send individual notifications to all applicants who are not shortlisted so if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

Applications should be submitted to

Closing date: 7 July 2022 noon
Interviews: 12 July 2022

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