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Deputy Director of Safeguarding

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full time

Closing date: Friday 9 December 2022.
Interview date: TBC

How to apply: Full details of the post, together with how to apply are available on https://www.hppc.co.uk/about-us/work-with-us/support-staff-vacancies/

Who to contact if you have a query:
Victoria Foster
Victoria.Foster@hppc.co.uk

Hurstpierpoint College is a successful independent school, and a significant medium-sized enterprise in mid- Sussex with around 450 employees and a turnover of some £30 million pa.  It is both a stimulating and a pleasant place in which to work. The college is amongst the most successful independent schools in the South East. It is co-educational and comprises a Senior School, Preparatory School, and Pre-Prep with 1,300 pupils in all.  Over half the pupils in the Senior School are boarders (full or part-time).

We are looking to appoint a compassionate and diligent Deputy Director of Safeguarding.

This new post will assist the Director of Safeguarding in taking the lead on safeguarding and child protection across the school, coordinating referrals and supporting and training others to deliver their safeguarding responsibilities.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing safeguarding in a school or other relevant organisation and the ability to build relationships with children and their parents, particularly the most vulnerable.

Experience of handling large amounts of sensitive data and upholding the principles of confidentiality and expert knowledge of legislation and guidance on safeguarding and working with young people, including knowledge of the responsibilities of schools and other agencies.

Full details of the post, together with how to apply are available on https://www.hppc.co.uk/about-us/work-with-us/support-staff-vacancies/

Hurstpierpoint College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an online presence and adverse media review, checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/229679/29176

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hurstpierpoint

  • Salary
  • 35,000 - 40,000 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 09/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • Hurstpierpoint College

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 45

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education