Safeguarding Adiministrator

Oak Lodge School

101, Nightingale Lane,London.SW12 8NA

Tel: 0208 673-3453




Contract:                  Permanent                                                          

Hours:                       Part Time – 19 Hours per week – Days to be agreed

                                   Term time only (TTO) (39 weeks per year)


Salary:                       Scale 4 SCP 7–10

                                    Actual pay for 19 hours (TTO) £ 12,214.58- £12,828.02

                                    Full Time Equivalent (£27,060.00 – 28,419.00)


Required: ASAP

 Oak Lodge School is a leading provider of education for D/deaf and SCLN children with complex needs aged 10 – 19 years. We are constantly building and growing our provision and an opportunity to join our skilled and highly motivated team supporting the Head of Safeguarding as an Administrative Support Assistant has become available.

We are looking for an administrator to assist the Head of Safeguarding in providing administrative support for safeguarding processes and procedures. The post holder will provide effective and efficient support for key meetings ensuring that key safeguarding deadlines are met both effectively and accurately. The postholder will need to be able to learn new processes and procedures quickly and effectively.


Our ideal candidate will be a graduate with knowledge of current safeguarding policy and practice. The postholder will also need to have high expectations, a calm approach and a particular awareness for the need for confidentiality around safeguarding matters. The postholder will also be required to minute meetings when required.

High levels of confidentiality and resilience in handling emotionally challenging situations are essential.

We can offer you:

  • A Supportive Team environment
  • The opportunity to engage with CPD opportunities.
  • Safeguarding training and coaching
  • A staff wellbeing programme which includes:

- Employee Assistance programme


Oak Lodge School is a very special place to work and staff wellbeing and career progression is very important to us. In addition to our Staff wellbeing programme you will be provided with tailored in-house and external training appropriate to your needs and interests.

 We currently have 90 students, years 7 - 14. Whether you are an outstanding experienced pastoral practitioner looking for a new challenge, or someone seeking your first role in education, you will play a key part in the school’s development. You could play a part in leading and shaping the vision and future of our school for many years to come.

If you align with our vision, values, and are committed to ensuring that ‘disadvantage’ does not dictate educational outcomes, then you will greatly enjoy working at Oak Lodge.


For further information and to apply please download an application form and details from the Wandsworth Council website: Alternatively, this can be downloaded from the school’s website:



Applications should be emailed to


Closing date: Sunday 4th June 2023


Interviews will be on Thursday 15th June 2023


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please note CV’s are not accepted.