Scheme of Delegation - Safeguarding and Child Protection

MOOR END MULTI ACADEMIES TRUST

CENTRAL/CORPORATE SERVICES

LOCAL GOVERNING BODY

PRINCIPAL

Is responsible for setting overall policies for safeguarding and child protection

Provides safeguarding and child protection guidance for all academies

Monitors the implementation of the safeguarding and child protection guidance

Is responsible for monitoring statutory compliance with respect to safeguarding and child protection on behalf of the Boards

Ensures all Board members have the appropriate child protection checks and are recorded on the central Single Central Record

Appoints a member of the LGB who has a specific responsibility for ensuring the LGB is fully briefed on safeguarding and child protection in the Academy and undertakes safer recruitment training

Receives summary reports including child protection, exclusions, attendance, behaviour in order to ensure the LGB is fully aware of the academy’s activity in this area and can support and challenge appropriately

Is responsible for safeguarding and child protection within the Academy

Is responsible for ensuring a full trained DSL is in place

Is responsible for ensuring all staff receive annual training in line with statutory responsibilities

Providing reports for the LGB

Complying with Trust Policies

Is responsible for ensuring timely completion of all audits relating to safeguarding