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Faringdon Academy of Schools - -210 days remaining
Closing Date 27/09/2018
Faringdon Academy Of Schools, Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7LB
Salary: NJC Grade 9 £26,470 - £29,055 per annum pro rata (Actual salary in the region of £22,540 - £24,741)

Academy Safeguarding Officer

Temporary until 31 August 2019

37 hours a week, Term Time Only

Salary: NJC Grade 9 £26,470 - £29,055 per annum pro rata

(Actual salary in the region of £22,540 - £24,741)


Faringdon Academy of Schools is seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer with experience and understanding of working with/within Children’s Services.  This role will involve working across our Academy Schools to lead on Child Protection, and advise on cases where children and their families are being supported by External Agencies.  You will promote safeguarding procedures and legislation across the Academy, and deliver training to our employees and school Governors around aspects of children’s services intervention.


Key requirements for this role include:

·         Current, detailed knowledge of child protection pathways and processes;

·         Ability to liaise closely with Head teachers to provide expert advice on safeguarding matters;

·         Experience and understanding of service provision to vulnerable children and their families; and

·         Experience of managing own caseload, attending and providing updates at case reviews.


In addition, you will be highly organised, emotionally resilient, and be able to prioritise conflicting priorities in your work. Experience working with an educational setting is desirable, though not essential.

Faringdon Academy of Schools is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  Successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check and undertake safeguarding training as part of their job role.

For more information, including a copy of the job description and application form, please visit our website www.faringdon.academy/vacancies-2/ .  Please direct any questions to the Academy HR Office on 01367 240375 and return completed application forms to: academyhr@faringdon.academy

Closing Date for applications – Thursday 27th September 2018 at 12 noon.

Interviews for the position will take place w/c  1 October 2018

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