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School Name Newton-le-Willows Primary School
School Address Sanderling Rd, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9UF Tel: 01744 678390
Job Title Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager
Job reference NLWSPM1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 26-28
Pay From: £29158.20 To: £31178.31
Hours Full-time/permanent - 37 hours + 10 days
Closing date 28 November 2022 (12pm)
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Job Description
The Governors of Newton-le-Willows Primary School are seeking to appoint an outstanding Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager.

We are a busy three form entry Primary School with a team of staff committed to ensuring the needs of all children are at the heart of everything we do. We offer an inclusive environment to uphold our school vision – ‘Nurture the Potential to Succeed.’

We are looking for a new Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager to join our school. Part of this role will be to carry out the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead; complete safeguarding referrals and documentation; be able to work effectively with multi-agency partners and uphold our school’s values: Self-motivation, Teamwork, Resilience, Independence, Vision and Emotional Intelligence.

This post is integral to the ethos and provision offered by our school and will be a key role in our large and successful team. As part of this role, you will work closely with our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads, SENCo, Family Support Worker and Education Welfare Officer.

As a school, we have recently developed a specialised, experienced team called ‘Team Around the Child’ to support our children and families. The team includes an experienced SENCo, Family Support Worker, Therapeutic Teacher who delivers bespoke intervention on-site, an Education Welfare Officer and a Clerical Officer, to support the team.

This role of Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager would play a pivotal role in continuing to develop and broaden this team to meet the needs of the children and families we serve.

Our Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager will:
- Support and drive our school ethos and values;
- Be an excellent communicator and able to work well in teams;
- Be passionate about making a difference in the lives of children;
- Be driven and determined to effect change for our families;
- Be committed to the safeguarding of young people;
- Recognise the importance of attendance in supporting and safeguarding children to promote their welfare and attainment;
- Be a reflective practitioner who is determined to find the right solution for the individual child;
- Be adaptive and support children in the moment when needed;
- Be positive, enthusiastic and understanding;
- Have high expectations of themselves and our pupils.

In return, we can offer you the following:
- A positive working environment in a school committed to the well-being of the school community;
- An opportunity to help shape the future of our successful school;
- An opportunity to drive key areas of school improvement;
- An inclusive, warm and welcoming team of staff who are committed to improving the life chances of children;
- Well behaved children who are eager to learn;
- A committed, caring and supportive staff team;
- A well-resourced learning and teaching environment;
- Opportunities to develop as a professional through bespoke and tailored training;
- An experienced and dedicated Governing Body who offer support and challenge to the school.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please contact Mrs Chisnall (Head Teacher) for further information with regard to this post.

Visits to our school are welcomed. Please phone the school office on 01744 678390 or email school to make an appointment.

Applications should be submitted online or returned to school for the attention of the Headteacher, Mrs Chisnall by;
Closing Date: Monday 28th November - noon

Shortlisting: Monday 28th November - afternoon

Tasks and Interview: Friday 2nd December

The post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager Job Description - November 2022.docx
Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager - Person Specification - November 2022.docx
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