The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Please give details of school, colleges and universities attended from age 11, including part-time education or other courses (earlier first). GCSE / O-Level grades are not required from applicants for teaching posts. You will be expected to produce any qualifications entered in this section if selected for interview.
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT - Please provide a complete work history including any temporary, unpaid and voluntary work, starting with your most recent.
If you are not currently in employment, please leave this section blank.
Date of appointment:
Please enclose a letter of application or supporting statement, explaining your interest in this post and why your qualifications, experience and personal qualities are relevant to this appointment.
Give details of two people who have knowledge of you in a working / educational environment, paid or unpaid, and who can support your suitability for this appointment.
Please read the following notes carefully before selecting your referees:
May we approach your referees without further reference to you?
All posts involving direct contact with vulnerable children are exempt form the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. (Exceptions) Order 1974.
The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected'. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these convictions and cautions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.
Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence which is not protected?
If you have answered YES, supply details of all convictions in a sealed envelope addressed to the Chair of the Recruitment panel and attach to this form. If your application is successful, this information will be checked against information form the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.
The Purcell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants should read the School's Child Protection Policy, which is available on our website, and are required to declare any criminal convictions or cautions, or disciplinary proceedings related to young people. All candidates selected for interview will be checked against the list of those barred from working with children prior to interview, and enhanced disclosures from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be sought on all successful applicants.
The information collected on this form will be used in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The information is collected for the purpose of administering the employment and training of employees. The information may be disclosed, as appropriate, to the Governors, to Occupational Health, to the Teachers Pensions Agency, to the Department of Education, to pension, payroll and personnel providers and relevant statutory bodies. You should also note that checks may be made to verify the information provided and may also be used to prevent and / or detect fraud.
I confirm that the above information is complete and accurate and I understand that any offer of employment is subject to:
I confirm that I have not been disqualified from working with children, cautioned or sanctions in this regard.
*Please insert an image file if possible. If not, please leave blank and shortlisted candidates will be asked to sign the form at interview.
This section will be separate from Part 1 in receipt. Relevant contents may be verified prior to shortlisting but will not then be used for selection purposes.
Do you have the right to work in the UK? (If NO please provide details below)
Are you subject to any legal restrictions in respect of your employment in the UK? (If YES please provide details below)
Are you related to or have a close personal relationship with any student, employee or governor at the School? (If YES please provide details below)
Have you ever been dismissed from a post? (If YES please provide details separately under confidential cover)
Do you hold a valid UK Driving Licence?
Do you hold a D1 Driving Licence?
As part of our equal opportunities policy, we request that you complete the following information:
This information is for monitoring purposes only. All information will be treated as confidential and will not be used when short-listing or deciding on whether an applicant is successful or unsuccessful in obtaining employment. The information you provide will help us to ensure that our recruitment procedures are fair by allowing us to identify and eliminate potential areas of discrimination.
Asian or Asian British - BangladeshiAsian or Asian British - ChineseAsian or Asian British - IndianAsian or Asian British - OtherAsian or Asian British - PakistaniBlack or Black British - AfricanBlack or Black British - CaribbeanBlack or Black British - OtherMixed Ethnic - White and AsianMixed Ethnic - White and Black AfricanMixed Ethnic - White and BlackCaribbeanMixed Ethnic Group - OtherMixed Ethnic Group - ArabWhite - IrishWhite - OtherWhite - Welsh / English / Scottish / N. IrelandPrefer not to sayOther (please specify below)
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The Equality Act (2010) defines a disabled person as someone with a 'physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his / her ability to carry out normal day-today activities'.
Do you consider yourself to have a disability?
YesNoPrefer not to say
NoneHearing impairmentLearning difficultiesPhysical impairmentMental health conditionMental illnessMobility impairmentNeurological conditionPhysical coordination difficultiesVisual impairment (not corrected by spectacles)Speech impairmentReduced physical capacityLong standing illness or health conditionPrefer not to sayOther (please specify below)
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