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Safeguarding Officer
  • Employer: Portway Primary School
  • Reference: Pri/21/163928
  • Published: Tue 07/09/2021, 12:32 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/09/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale SO1 - Actual Salary £26,385.00
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Portway Primary School, Newham

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Safeguarding Officer

Job starts: ASAP

Contract term: Maternity Leave Cover  


Learning Today - Transforming Tomorrow

We are hoping to appoint as soon as possible a Safeguarding Officer who is a highly motivated, resilient and experienced individual to support our children and their families. You will be required to work in partnership with parents and to increase parental engagement.  You will also be required to undertake safeguarding duties and work in collaboration with the senior leadership team.

As a committed Safeguarding Officer at Portway Primary Primary School, we expect dedication and hard work to secure the very best support for our children and their families. An individual who will make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families within the school community.

We can offer you:

  • Quality first professional development;
  • A supportive, forward thinking, and dedicated team of colleagues;
  • An energetic and sociable environment to work and play!

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Safeguarding experience
  • Experience of working in environments where barriers to social inclusion are identified and a positive ethos developed     
  • Delivering advice, support and training    
  • Have a record of developing positive relationships with children and their families
  • Multi-agency working

Before deciding to apply you will want to find out more about the school - To arrange a visit and/or informal discussion about this post, please contact Scott Chudley – Head teacher or Gemma Hall – Deputy Head teacher on 020 84727142.

Further information about our school can be found on our website -

Closing Date: 23rd September 2021

Shortlisting:  24th September 2021     

Interviews: W/c 27th September 2021

Portway Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment.  All staff are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check as well as qualifications and reference checks. A disqualification declaration questionnaire maybe required for this post. 

NPW, managing recruitment on behalf of Newham Schools