Academy Lead SWAM

(Safeguarding, Welfare and Attendance Manager)


Required for September/October 2020

Bucks Pay Range 8 (£38,316 - £42,638)

pro-rata for 37 hours per week, term time only

(actual £32,937 - £36,652)


Can you lead a team overseeing Safeguarding across the Academy?

Can you lead this team to improve attendance and work with families?


The Chiltern Way Academy (CWA) is a cutting edge and transformational organisation for students with ASC and SEMH, currently spanning three campuses, with two secondary schools and one primary school.

We are seeking an Academy Lead SWAM (Safeguarding, Welfare and Attendance Manager). The successful candidate will have relevant experience and qualifications alongside the resilience, conscientiousness and drive to ensure that the school is outstanding in all areas related to safeguarding, attendance and work with families. The successful candidate will lead staff at each campus to ensure the highest standards are being met. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a huge positive impact on the lives and life chances of students and their families across the academy.


 To apply, please email an application form to

Please link your application to the Job Description and Person Specification.


To find out more please contact Gary Regan, Director of Schools.

Email: Phone: 07887246306


Closing date: Friday 11th September 2020 (noon)

Interviews: w/c 21st September 2020


Job description

Person specification

How to apply

Application form

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