TimePlan is committed to child protection and safer recruitment in education and has 13 standard vetting procedures. Evidence of all checks are scanned and recorded on our database.
A face to face interview.
Identification check – against a passport, national ID card or photo driving licence and, where necessary, sight of marriage and divorce certificates.
Date of birth check – against a passport, national ID card or photo driving licence.
Proof of address – recent utility bill.
Qualifications verification – sight of originals or verification with the issuing institution.
Two independent professional references – one from a candidate’s most recent employer or place of study. Open references and testimonials are verified with the referee.
Right to work – passports are checked for the right to work in the UK.
CV check – CVs must be complete and any gaps must be accounted for.
Criminal records check (UK and overseas if applicable) – all candidates must complete an Enhanced Disclosure and all candidates from overseas, or anyone who has worked overseas, must have a current police clearance from the relevant country.
Disqualification by Association – all relevant staff in relevant settings must be asked to complete a childcare disqualification declaration affirming that they are not disqualified.
Barred List Search check – as part of the recruitment process and then annually.
DfE number (or overseas equivalent if applicable) – for qualified teachers.
Medical fitness to teach – completed for all teachers and support staff.
TimePlan Education believes in Equal Opportunities in employment for all.
TimePlan Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two satisfactory professional references.
If you have any questions about this or anything else, please do not hesitate in contacting your local TimePlan Office.