Annual Certificate in Safeguarding for Supply Staff

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Annual Certificate in Safeguarding for Supply Staff

Course Duration: 86 minutes (approx.)

All staff, including supply staff, have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which children can learn. They should be aware of systems within their school or college which support safeguarding, understand their role in the early help process, be able to recognise signs of abuse and know how and who to escalate referrals to.

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory safeguarding requirements as a member of supply staff.

Split into bite-sized modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high-quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, any time, anywhere.

Developed by Lorna Ponambalum, safeguarding expert and senior leadership education professional, this course is split into nine modules and encourages audience interaction to support and embed learning. There is a knowledge assessment at the end to help you evidence course completion.

Designed in line with the following policies:

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children
  • What to do if you are worried a child is being abused – Advice for practitioners
  • Children Act 1989 and 2004
  • The Education Act 2002 and 2011

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding your statutory safeguarding responsibilities and recognising the key legislation and guidance.
  • Recognising how to identify safeguarding concerns and understanding the difference between safeguarding and child protection.
  • Understanding reporting mechanisms, how to manage disclosures, guidance on information sharing policies and dealing with incidents.
  • Identifying common practice when managing allegations against staff, keeping yourself safe and protecting your online reputation.
  • Defining best practice principles as a supply teacher when entering a new school environment to ensure a smooth transition.

Modules

Module 1: Context and your role

In module one you will learn what safeguarding is, why it is so important in schools and understand your role and responsibilities in the safeguarding process.

Module 2: Legislation and statutory guidance

This module will cover key legislation relating to safeguarding, exploring ‘Keeping children safe in education’, ‘Working together to safeguard children’ and ‘What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused’.

Module 3: Recognising safeguarding concerns

Module three explores the difference between safeguarding and child protection and looks at the four main categories of abuse, including the impact they can have on children and how to recognise common indicators.

Module 4: Recognising abuse

This module outlines additional forms of abuse children might experience and explores how to identify and understand the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, domestic abuse, online harm and child criminal exploitation on children.

Module 5: Responding to problems and disclosures

Module five outlines how to respond to a disclosure and the importance of listening to the child and maintaining professionalism in managing preconception and judgements.

Module 6: Responding and recording safeguarding incidents

Module six explores your responsibilities when you have identified a potential safeguarding incident, including recording and reporting information to the right people in a timely fashion.

Module 7: Allegations against supply staff

Module seven explores allegations made against supply staff, including how they should be managed and the measures you can take to protect yourself from unfounded allegations.

Module 8: Staying safe online

Module eight offers practical guidance on how to stay safe online, protect your digital footprint and avoid reputational, professional of personal damage.

Module 9: Good practice in supply teaching

Module nine explores what a supply teacher needs to find out when they arrive at a school to keep children safe during their working day and tips to develop good practice.

Course Units

Introduction

Developed by Lorna Ponambalum, safeguarding expert and senior leadership education professional, this course is split into nine modules and encourages audience interaction to support and embed learning. There is a knowledge assessment at the end to h...

Module 1: Context and your role

In module one you will learn what safeguarding is, why it is so important in schools and understand your role and responsibilities in the safeguarding process.

Module 2: Legislation and statutory guidance

This module will cover key legislation relating to safeguarding, exploring ‘Keeping children safe in education’, ‘Working together to safeguard children’ and ‘What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused’.

Module 3: Recognising safeguarding concerns

Module three explores the difference between safeguarding and child protection and looks at the four main categories of abuse, including the impact they can have on children and how to recognise common indicators.

Module 4: Recognising abuse

This module outlines additional forms of abuse children might experience and explores how to identify and understand the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, domestic abuse, online harm and child criminal exploitation on children.

Module 5: Responding to problems and disclosures

Module five outlines how to respond to a disclosure and the importance of listening to the child and maintaining professionalism in managing preconception and judgements.

Module 6: Responding and recording safeguarding incidents

Module six explores your responsibilities when you have identified a potential safeguarding incident, including recording and reporting information to the right people in a timely fashion.

Module 7: Allegations against supply staff

Module seven explores allegations made against supply staff, including how they should be managed and the measures you can take to protect yourself from unfounded allegations.

Module 8: Staying safe online

Module eight offers practical guidance on how to stay safe online, protect your digital footprint and avoid reputational, professional of personal damage.

Module 9: Good practice in supply teaching

Module nine explores what a supply teacher needs to find out when they arrive at a school to keep children safe during their working day and tips to develop good practice.

Lorna Ponambalum

About The Expert

Lorna Ponambalum

Senior leader and safeguarding consultant with over 15 years’ experience as a DSL in education.
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