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Deputy Designated Safeguarding & Family Liaison Lead
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/178575
  • Published: Thu 06/01/2022, 12:05 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, TTO plus 5 days - 45.5 weeks per year
  • Salary: PO1 – Scale 27 to 30 (£33,324 to £35,751 FTE – pro rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, , Waltham Forest

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Deputy Designated Safeguarding & Family Liaison Lead

Deputy Designated Safeguarding & Family Liaison Lead

Putting Children First, Developing People as Leaders,

Realising Potential

Salary: PO1 – Scale 27 to 30 (£33,324 to £35,751 FTE – pro rata)

Term time only + 5 days.  36 hours per week.

Woodside Primary Academy is a large Primary School in Walthamstow with approx. 1220 people on role from the ages of 6 months to 11 years.  We are based across two sites one of which includes a School and Day-care Nursery.  We support and challenge each other to ensure our pupils achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our school.

You will:-

  • Be the point of contact in the absence of the DSL.
  • Work with us to maintain high aspirations for all pupils who are currently experiencing, or have previously experienced welfare, safeguarding and child protection issues.
  • Be an active member of the school’s leadership team.
  • Support our work on Child Protection and Safeguarding.

We would like to hear from you if you have:-

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Innovation and drive to effectively support our most vulnerable pupils and their families.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Flexibility in your approach and thinking.

At Woodside we offer the following:

  • Free childcare during INSET days.
  • “Perks for Work” Scheme
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Program
  • Shiny Mind App (Well-being)

Please contact the school by email:  to request an application pack.  All completed applications should be returned to:

Alternatively, download an application pack from our website

Closing Date:                   Monday 24th January 2022 @ 12:00pm.

Interviews:                      Wednesday 26th January 2022.

Woodside Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.