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Safeguarding & Pastoral Director - Full-time

Lightyear Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F91-1-L
  • Posted:06/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 11-12
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:18/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:20th / 21st July


Caring, Dreaming, Thinking Bigger - There is a reason we state 'care' first. This is a truly unique opportunity for an inspirational professional to help carve out our newly formed Lightyear Federation. We place safeguarding, child protection, pastoral care and nurture at the centre of all we do. We need a superstar, the right individual who will lead our children, staff, governors and communities to further embed our nurturing ethos in all we do. 

The Safeguarding & Pastoral Director (SPD) will be a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and be the Designated Safeguarding Lead across the Lightyear Federation.  The SPD will be responsible for the strategic development of Pastoral Care & Safeguarding across the Lightyear Federation.  They will lead the Safeguarding & Pastoral Teams and be aware of all of the children and families supported by the teams.

The Lightyear Federation prioritises the safeguarding of children above all else, we recognise that the pastoral care provided by schools is imperative for the successful development of the whole child, both personally and academically.

Please contact the Executive Headteacher , Matt Rawling for an informal meeting about the role and to arrange tours of the schools before Friday 15th July.


exechead@greatstoneschool.co.uk or on either school number. 

Information about the federation

Lightyear Federation - Caring, Dreaming, Thinking Bigger - Lightyear Federation is made up from two foundation Primary Schools, Greatstone Primary School and Repton Manor Primary School. Our Federation believes in maintaining the unique character of both schools, reflecting the communities which they serve, whilst benefitting from collaborative skills, expertise and joint staff development. Our dedicated staff and governors offer our children and families exciting learning and development opportunities and we grow our schools with one shared vision as a family. Nurture is central to all we do and we believe that children must feel safe, happy and confident to achieve their best.

Job Contact Information

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  • Address:Repton Ave,
    TN23 3RX
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).