Statutory Duties and Roles of Staff

This page provides information about the roles of staff in schools, including the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and the specific statutory duties of teachers.

Safeguarding : Everyone’s Responsibility


Role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) has specific responsibility for safeguarding at the school.  The DSL is assisted by a Deputy DSL who can carry out all of the duties of the DSL.  The DSL at NCS are Ian Beard (Headteacher) and Andrea Gray (Deputy Headteacher).  The DSLs will:


Teachers : Specific Duties

Teachers have specific statutory duties placed upon them by virtue of the Teachers’ Standards 2012 and Keeping Children Safe in Education.  These duties are:

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