Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at Hillside Primary School

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Expired

  Job Reference #
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NU
  Contract Type
Fixed Term
  Contract Term
£21,748.00 - £23,541.00
  Closing Date
Midday, 7th Jan 2022
  Start Date

About this Role

1 year fixed term, initially

37 hours p/w

39 weeks (term time + 5 training days)

We are seeking to appoint a DSL to join our wonderful team here at Hillside, where we are part of the Academy Learning trust (ALT). You will be expected to take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school (including online safety). They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings, and contribute to the assessment of children. We would expect you to have high expectations for every child and an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the primary curriculum.  An ability to work effectively across all age ranges of the school and as a team member is essential. We are seeking candidates who are enthusiastic, friendly and enjoy building successful relationships with staff and pupils alike. In your application, please outline the reasons you as an individual, would contribute to our teaching, learning and growing success here at Hillside.

At Hillside we can offer,

  • A friendly and supportive school community of staff and parents
  • Well behaved pupils
  • CPD opportunities within a well-established, supportive Academy Trust
  • Fantastic school grounds, outdoors learning and play areas

Visits to the school are welcome.

Hillside is proud to be a richly diverse community, in which different languages, cultures and religions learn together in harmony. We are a friendly and caring school, who work in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community to ensure the success of all of our children. Our children are encouraged to explore, discover and question through exciting learning opportunities and an irresistible curriculum. Our staff team endeavour to provide a calm environment where good behaviour and mutual respect is modelled by everyone and where everyone is valued. We thank you for your interest in our vacancy.

For further detail, please call Abbey Jones, HR Officer and Head’s PA, on (01473 601402 ext 2107) or email

Interview date: TBC

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