College Security Manager- Fixed Term Contract

Job Description

Job Title: College Security Manager
Location: West Yorkshire
Contract: Duration - 3-6 months
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Urgent fill

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Security Manager to join a College Estates Department in West Yorkshire. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of our college campus, with a focus on implementing preventative measures and adhering to relevant legislation such as KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education).

Key Responsibilities:
• Reviewing all existing security systems and processes within the team.
• Conducting a comprehensive skills audit and developing individualized training plans for team members.
• Providing training sessions on effective building safety management and customer service.
• Establishing strong working relationships with internal pastoral support teams in Student Services to facilitate the sharing of effective intelligence.
• Liaising with local law enforcement agencies regarding external boundary issues, incidents, and challenges.
• Remaining fully informed and compliant with Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation, as well as upcoming requirements such as Run Hide Tell and Martyn’s Law.

• Previous experience and knowledge of security management within a college or large public sector building, particularly in a city centre environment.
• Familiarity with KCSIE regulations and their application within an educational setting.
• Proven ability to assess security risks and implement appropriate preventative measures.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deliver effective training sessions and establish collaborative relationships.
• Strong organizational skills, with the ability to conduct thorough audits and develop tailored training plans.
• Flexibility to adapt to changing security needs and respond to urgent situations as they arise.
• Current DBS or Update service would be most welcome due to the urgency of this role

If you are a proactive and experienced Security Manager seeking a short-term contract opportunity in an educational environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your application with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and availability.

Note: This position is urgent, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.