37 hours per week, Term Time plus 12 additional days
Actual Salary Range: £19,806 – £23,853 per annum

Permanent Contract – required for September 2022

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

We are looking for a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead to join our supportive and skilled team at Poltair School. Working closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, the postholder will:

  • Support with the day-to-day responsibility for safeguarding and child protection at the school, in line with statutory requirements;
  • Play a key role in facilitating the development of safeguarding policies, guidance, training and procedures for the school, as well as evaluating the training provided, ensuring compliance and that safeguarding is embedded within the culture of the school. 

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Heidi Spurgeon, Student Services Centre Manager and Operational DSL, via email: hspurgeon@poltair.cornwall.sch.uk

Application forms and full details are available to download below:

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

Closing date for applications:   9.00am, Monday 4th July 2022

Interviews to be held:             Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974