Assistant Head

Business Manager/Bursar

CEO/Trust Manager

Data Manager

Deputy Head

Designated person for CP

Designated Person for LAC




Schools Support Staff


Site Manager/Caretaker


Participants gain the skills they need to ensure that safeguarding is at the heart of their recruitment decisions. By the end of our one-day course, participants will have:
identified key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
begun to review their own organisation’s policies and practices with a view to creating a safer culture.

The course is divided into modules:

setting the context for safer recruitment
safer recruitment processes
making the right decisions
an on-going culture of vigilance.

Booking information

Cost to Somerset Maintained Schools: £85 per person

Cost to all others including Academies: £89.50 per person


Please log on to the SSE Website to find your school/setting price.

Tea, Coffee and water is provided during the course; however, lunch is not provided.

Audience information

This course is suitable for head teachers, safeguarding staff, school governors, early years managers and all others in their organisation who are involved in staff selection.

Course information

23 March, 2022 from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Dillington House, Ilminster

8 hours

Cost to Somerset Maintained Schools: £85 per person. Cost to all others including Academies: £89.50 per person.

Karen Shopland


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