Strategic Lead for Safeguarding

Type: Safeguarding
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: NJC Points 22-26 Full Time: starting grade dependent on experience

About the School

The governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Safeguarding Lead to our dedicated and caring staff in our three-form entry primary school in Old Swan.

About the Role

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and flexible member of staff to join our pastoral support team.  You will share our belief that every child can succeed, be an excellent role model for children and will be able to support the strong Catholic ethos of our school. As the successful candidate, you must be able to build effective relationships with pupils, parents/carers, staff and third party support agencies. You will be able to provide support to school, families, parents and children to enable them to feel safe, have a voice and give strategies to support their healthy development.  The role is to ensure that children are safe and that their life chances are improved by early intervention.  The job description is detailed and there are specific skill sets asked for this demanding and important role.

Start Date:  as soon as possible.

How to Apply

Complete the attached Catholic Education Service form and return to:

Closing Date: Thursday 4th February 2021,  12pm
Short Listing Date: Friday 5th February 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 10th February 2021

Contact Details

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School
Montague Road, Old Swan, Liverpool
L13 5TE

Contact Name: Ian Strom
Contact Telephone: 0151 228 8436
Contact E-mail:

Application packs are available here:

Download: Advert – Safeguarding Lead [PDF]
Download: Job Description – Safeguarding Lead [PDF]
Download: Person Specification – Safeguarding Lead [PDF]
Download: Application Form [DOCX]

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. This post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices that:

  • Deter prospective applicants who are unsuitable to work with children or young people
  • Identify and reject applicants who are unsuitable to work with children or young people
  • Prevent and deter inappropriate behaviours by providing on-going supervision, training and support to all staff and volunteers