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We are recruiting for an ambitious, professional, resilient and respectful:

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead & Designated Teacher

Salary of £34,400 per annum, up to £42,174 per annum if accessing full flexible pay options.

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Benefits to Support Work Life Balance: 28 days annual leave + Bank holidays. Flexible work, holiday and pay options. 


  • Successful management of safeguarding service processes and delivering correct support and guidance as required.
  • Lead provision of targeted interventions and pastoral support for learners with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • Lead and manage the processes and record keeping associated with Looked After Young People and Care Leavers.
  • Manage the transition process for learners joining from schools or other KS4 provision.
  • Oversee the inclusion of Care Experienced and Estranged learners and manage their support and development.
  • Monitor and report monthly safeguarding data to Senior Managment and Governors.


  • Knowledge of community, social and voluntary provision within the wider FE economy.
  • Experience of supporting learners with learning difficulties or disabilities in post 16 sector
  • Experience of working with young people facing mental health difficulties.
  • Well organised and hold an excellent range of communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft IT packages.


  • Minimum GCSE grade 4 / C in English & Maths or equivalent.
  • Safeguarding qualifications.
  • Degree qualification or equivalent level or experience of working in HE/FE sector.

Ideal attributes of applicant:

  • You will be comfortable talking and engaging with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be a highly organised, collaborative and enthusiastic team player.
  • You will have a keen interest in our industry and willing to undergo further training and development.
  • You will be ambitious and want to drive to maintain our high standards.
  • You are ambitious, professional, respectful and resilient, thriving in a high trust and high performance culture.
  • You can make a significant contribution in our mission to provide excellence and opportunity in both technical and professional education, training and apprenticeships.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Car Charging Points
  • Flexible Pay - Access to LGPS or NEST pension schemes
  • Flexible Holiday - Buy and Sell Holiday options
  • Flexible working - Working from Home and Hybrid delivery and hybrid Working
  • Internal service discounts
  • Health & Wellbeing Support Packages

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification