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WoodnewtonAcademy Trust

Designated Safeguarding Lead / Learning Mentor

Designated Safeguarding Lead/Learning Mentor

based at Priors Hall – a learning community

Due to the continued expansion of this recently opened school, we have an opportunity for a Designated Safeguarding Lead/Learning Mentor to join our team from September 2018. The school currently has pupils up to Year 3 but will have Year 4 pupils from September 2018.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a growing school and to work with the existing team, to ensure that all of our pupils have the best education possible then this could be the job for you. Applications are invited from candidates who have experience working with children with SEMH needs, previous experience working within a safeguarding role and willingness to undertake necessary training. This is a permanent position.

Commences:           1st September 2018

Working hours:       37 hours per week for 39 working weeks per year.

Salary:                       Grade G, NJC points 19 to 22 – £16,631.15 to £18,023.50 pa. 

For an application pack please contact:  Olivia Stark on 01536 216090, Ext 317 or

The aim of the Trust is to build a community of pro-social, emotionally competent, independent learners.  The Directors and CEO seek to appoint suitably qualified and experienced staff that will enhance the existing team to ensure that our high standards are achieved.

We are committed to providing a safe environment in which pupils can learn and develop.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, as well as the usual pre-employment checks.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race or religion.


Closing Date for applications:       Friday 1st June 2018                                     

Interviews:                                       Week commencing 11th June 2018