Director of Safeguarding - Greater Exeter and Plymouth

Director of Safeguarding – Grade H (37,890 – £41,881)

Work Location: Cranbrook Education Campus   

Appointment type: Full Time – flexible for the right candidate

Job term: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am, 3rd November 2021

Interview Date: TBC

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 18 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student, regardless of background. Our priority is to ensure that our pupils, regardless of social-economical background can learn, thrive and be successful. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students.

The Trust invests its energy and resource to help build optimistic and resilient communities and relishes the responsibility to grow exciting futures for all. We are committed to furthering social justice and providing fairer and more inclusive opportunities

The Ted Wragg Trust puts children at the centre of all we do. We deliver a high quality, knowledge rich and inspiring curriculum. Our caring and inspirational team, work together to equip students with the knowledge, skills and experience to become compassionate and courageous citizens, determined to make the world a better place.

We are looking to appoint a passionate safeguarding professional who can help devise and lead a Trust wide strategy for safeguarding covering all our educational settings. The post holder will want to work across our schools but also be part of the regional systems and national networks to ensure our children and those in the region receive the very best care.

The Director of Safeguarding will be the lead professional with regards to safeguarding across the Ted Wragg Trust. They     will provide expert advice and guidance to schools, the central team, executive team and the Board of Trustees on safeguarding matters. The Director of Safeguarding, will at times, attend the Executive Team meetings to agree the Safeguarding strategy and ensure compliance across the Trust.

If you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.  For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, please contact Jaime Corp in the first instance.

All applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role and should be submitted to by 9am on the closing date.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the Ted Wragg Trust website

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.  This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.  The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.