37 hours per week, 39 working weeks (Term-time plus 5 days)

Actual Salary Range: £20,768 – £24,675 per annum

Permanent contract – Required to start as soon as possible

At Penrice Academy, 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 for all learners. Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational teaching and support staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to be successful as they move to the next phase of their education. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students. Penrice Academy is 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’.

We are looking to appoint a second Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead to join our supportive and skilled team at the Academy.  Working closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Operational Designated Safeguarding Lead, the post-holder will:

  • Support with the day-to-day responsibility for safeguarding and child protection at the school, in line with statutory requirements;
  • Ensure 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 Mrs Abby Macdonald, Operational Designated Safeguarding Lead via email: amacdonald@penrice.org.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, Tuesday 2nd May 2023

 Interviews to be held:               Week commencing 8th May 2023

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