Website Clapham Manor Primary School and Nursery

Safeguarding and Community Liaison Office sought for primary school in Clapham
Salary: NJC Scale 6 - points 18 to 20 (£32418 to £33510 per annum) - pro rata for part-year working (and part-time hours, if appointed to on a part-time basis)
Hours: Full-time or part-time (minimum FTE to be confirmed)
Year Round?: No - 39 weeks per year (during school terms)
Permanent?: Yes
To Start: January 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter
For Further Details or to Arrange a Visit: Please contact Susan Riggs by telephone on 020 7622 3919 or by email at [email protected]

To Apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below, unless an ‘External Link’ appears below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted.

Applications Close: Noon, Friday 8th December 2023
Shortlisting: Friday 8th December 2023
Interviews: Tuesday 12th December 2023
Job Description:

This varied role is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of children by joining our safeguarding team.  You will be actively engaged in supporting the safeguarding and wellbeing of our children and will take a key role in ensuring our culture of the highest levels of safeguarding is embedded throughout the school.    If you have the skills and experience to build constructive relationships and work proactively with children and families to improve outcomes, this opportunity could be perfect for you. The successful applicant will join a talented and hardworking staff team, supported by a Head of School and Governors who are committed to fostering a culture of team-work, collaboration and professional growth. Energy, optimism and enthusiasm are essential in order to share our passion for ‘growing brighter futures’.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead to ensure the highest standard of safeguarding and care are given to our students
  • Have a secure understanding about safeguarding and an up to date knowledge of KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education)
  • Have excellent organisational and administrative skills and able to prioritise effectively
  • Have a real belief in inclusivity and the fact that all children can be supported to be successful
  • Be passionate about improving children’s’ outcomes and committed to working in an inner-city school deeply rooted in the local community
  • Be able to work as part of a team to identify and plan the support needed to address issues and prevent problems from escalating
  • Be up-to-date on your knowledge of local service provision for appropriate signposting and referrals
  • Be good at establishing positive and constructive relationships with pupils, parents and families
  • Have flexibility, resilience, adaptability and commitment to work as part of a team
  • Be a great communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Have experience of maintaining accurate and up-to-date administration, reports and caseload records

We offer:

  • Wonderful pupils in a diverse and inclusive school with a real commitment to the community
  • An enthusiastic and highly skilled staff team
  • A commitment to on-going professional development to further develop your career with a dedicated Personal Growth Partner (PGP) to support and guide your career pathway
  • A powerful ethos based on improving children’s lives through outstanding education
  • A deeply committed staff and Board of Governors, constantly striving for improvement and excellence
  • Active and engaged parents and carers
  • A genuine commitment to ensure a respectful work life balance and regular opportunities to socialise with colleagues

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