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Safeguarding & Student Welfare Lead - Full-time

Stone Lodge School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4024-218S
  • Posted:05/06/2024
  • Pay:Actual salary £29,936 – £34,892 pa
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:30/06/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after closing


Job Title

Safeguarding & Student Welfare Lead


£33,336 – £38,855 pa
(actual salary £29,936 – £34,892 pa depending on experience) 


37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
(term-time plus 5 inset days and 5 additional days)  


Stone Lodge School is fully inclusive and caters for the diverse needs of its students. We have appointed highly motivated, dynamic support staff, teachers and leaders who deliver exciting learning every lesson, every day, so that all our students reach their full potential and secure first-class destinations.

We are looking to appoint a Safeguarding and Student Welfare Lead to work closely with children and their families, encouraging cooperation, communication and understanding between the school and home. The Safeguarding and Student Welfare Lead will be a key part of the school community, leading the coordination of safeguarding concerns and referrals including attending, facilitating and leading meetings with external agencies including social workers and child protection professionals.

You will be the main link between Stone Lodge School and other agencies in conjunction with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, promoting a strong culture of safeguarding across the school.

Please read the attached job description and person specification for more information on this role.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is Midnight on Sunday 30th June 2024, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. 

Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates may be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

Information about the school

Stone Lodge School is one of four schools which together form Endeavour MAT. Whilst the school first opened in September 2019 with just four forms in year 7. As of September 2023, we have over 900 students including a growing 6th Form and an eight -form entry year 7 cohort.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.

Stone Lodge School offers a vibrant, inspirational environment for its students and staff alike. Stakeholder feedback has been universally positive with great enthusiasm and support for the school’s vision voiced by students, parents and carers and the Department for Education.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Leonie Verbeke-Cain
  • Address:Stone Lodge School, Stone Lodge Road, Stone, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6FY
  • Telephone: 01322250340
  • Email: recruitment@stonelodgeschool.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.