Trust Designated Safeguarding Lead – Primary

full-time, permanent (Ref:CEN015)

37 hours per week/52.143 paid weeks

£43,472 – £52,153 gross per annum

Cornwall Education learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a Trust-wide Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) from September 2021.  The role will be based at Newquay Primary Academy (NPA), a Free School with an opening date September 2021.  The role will include performing DSL role for NPA 2 days per week and strategically leading CELT Primary DSLs for

3 days per week.

This post is a full-time contract (52.143 paid weeks) and the postholder will be required to annualise their hours (1,929.18 inc annual leave) so that the majority is delivered during term time.  There will be a requirement to travel to undertake work at or for academies within the Trust.  The successful candidate does not require QTS but must be educated to degree level.

This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools. 

Please see our NPA and Trust websites: /

Newquay Primary Academy Prospectus

Cornwall has a hugely diverse landscape with nearly a third of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Cornwall is almost completely surrounded by sea with dramatic coastline, captivating fishing harbours, spectacular sandy beaches and a rich cultural heritage.

Application forms and full details are available from

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:      Friday 5th March 2021 at 9am

Interviews to be held:     Monday 22nd March