Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead Tregonwell Academy

Post: Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (SEND – Primary)

Post Details: 37 hours per week – Permanent – Term Time Only

Salary Scale: AAT Grade 6 pts 16-22, Pro rata salary: £19,836 – £22,338 Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £23,369 – £26,317


Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.  AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils.  All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work.  We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

We currently have the following vacancy at Nigel Bowes Campus, 70 Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4HG.

Due to promotion of the previous post holder, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated leader to join the Nigel Bowes Campus (Tregonwell Academy) – an outstanding special school for pupils aged 5-12 who present predominantly with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, along with other complex needs such as Autism and specific cognitive and learning difficulties.

If you have experience of safeguarding young people or have led aspects of safeguarding within an organisation, we welcome your application. The successful applicant will be expected to lead on the day-to-day safeguarding matters as they arise, attend conference and group meetings and work with all stakeholders including pupils, families and external agencies. We recognise the value of effective teamwork and this role will involve working directly with the DSL and staff to ensure we maintain the safety and well being of our pupils and their families. Due to the nature and importance of the role, a flexibility with working hours is essential.


Along with a calm, supportive and purposeful working environment, we can offer you:

  • A full induction programme and support mentor
  • Bespoke training programmes with dedicated time given to this, including an e-Library to support self-study
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free eye test and glasses vouchers for VDU users
  • Access to our Wellbeing provision including a free counselling service for you and your immediate family


Closing date for applications: Monday 19th April 2021 at 09.00am

Interviews will take place: w/c 19th April April 2021

Start Date: ASAP

 For an application form please contact Charlotte Hampson, Admin Lead [email protected]  Tel: 01202 524041or visit our website

Please note we DO NOT accept application by CV

 Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.


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