Heyford Park Support Staff Application Form

  • Personal Details

  • Present Post

  • University, College, other institutions

    Give dates and state whether full-time or part-time courses
  • Secondary Education

  • give subjects, grades and dates
  • or equivalent
  • or equivalent
  • Career History

  • Dates: FROM: (M/Y) TO: (M/Y)Job title, employer, school, name, address (type of business or activity)Age rangeApprox school rollSalary scale (Include responsibility points)P.T/F.T (State proportion)Reasons for leaving 
  • Give details of relevant courses and training undertaken in the last five years
    Dates and durationTitle of course/ training (incl Home Study and Distance Learning)Name of Provider (e.g LA, College etc)Qualification obtained (if any) 
  • Please give details of any professional body membership which you hold
    Start dateProfessional BodyMembership Level 
  • Personal Statement

    Please outline how your experience to date meets the requirements of the job description.
  • References

    Please provide details of at least two referees who can confirm that you meet the selection criteria for the post. Referees must be drawn from a professional context, should not be related to you in any way, and should not be writing solely as a colleague or friend.
    If you are (or have recently been) employed, one referee must be your current or last employer.
    If you are (or have recently been) a student, one should be a senior staff member from your place of study.
    If you are not currently working with children or young people but have done so in the past, one referee should be a senior manager in that organisation.
    Please note that we take up references for all shortlisted candidates and approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.
  • Referee 1

    (Current or most recent line manager)
  • (inc. area code)
  • (inc. area code)
  • Referee 2

  • (inc. area code)
  • (inc. area code)
  • Referee 3

  • (inc. area code)
  • (inc. area code)
  • Disclosure and Barring and Childcare disqualification

  • The school is legally obligated to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before making appointments to relevant posts. The DBS check will reveal both spent and unspent convictions, cautions, and bind-overs as well as pending prosecutions, which aren't 'protected' under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.
    We'll use the DBS check to ensure we comply with the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.
    Any data processed as part of the DBS check will be processed in accordance with data protection regulations and the school's privacy statement.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • If you've lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the school may require additional information in order to comply with 'safer recruitment' requirements. If you answer 'yes' to the question below, we may contact you for additional information in due course.
  • Disclosure of Relationship

    Are you related by marriage, blood or as a cohabitee to any member of the School Governing Body?
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

  • Declaration

    I hereby give my consent for the school and its appointed agents to process and retain on file information (including health and ethnic data) contained on this form and in accompanying documents. This is required for recruitment purposes, the payment of staff and the prevention and detection of fraud. All information will be processed in accordance with data protection legislation. The information supplied by you will be subject to verification and the school may contact people and/or organisations to confirm some of the facts contained in your application, e.g. referees, previous employers, educational establishments examination bodies, etc. The school may also obtain from or provide information to third parties for the purposes of the detection and prevention of crime.

    By signing this form, you authorise us to verify any information you have given with third parties and you authorise them to disclose your personal information to us.

    The information on this form is true and correct and will be used as part of my contract of employment. I accept that any false statement or omission may lead to the job offer being withdrawn or me being dismissed if appointed to the post.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    Thank you for taking the time to complete this application form. Please take the time to check that you have completed all sections. Please send your Application Form and Equal Opportunities Statement to recruitment@heyfordparkfreeschool.org before 9AM on the closing date.
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

    Any information you give will be strictly confidential.
    We ask for details of any unspent criminal convictions you may have. If you have an unspent criminal conviction, we will look at it in relation to the job you have applied for before making a decision. We will treat it in the strictest confidence. Failure to disclose any ‘unspent’ or ‘spent’ (if relevant) convictions may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. If already appointed, you could be dismissed without notice.
    There are specific job categories which are exempt under the provisions of the Act. This means that you must declare ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’ convictions for work in these categories. If you are applying for a job in any of the following categories, you MUST disclose all details of any caution or criminal offence:
    • Work involving access to children, for example, school based staff, Youth Service etc.
    • Work involving the provision of services to persons under the age of 18 which includes social services, care, leisure and recreational facilities and the provision of accommodation
    • Work involving the provision of social services to persons:
    - over the age of 65
    - suffering from serious illness or mental disability of any description
    - addicted to alcohol or drugs
    - who have a sensory impairment
    - who are substantially and permanently disabled by illness, injury or congenital deformity

    Rehabilitation Periods
    The following list includes sentences which are subject to rehabilitation under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act:
    For a sentence of imprisonment, or youth custody or detention in a young offenders’ institution, or corrective training
    for a term exceeding 6 months but not exceeding 30 months 10 years
    For a sentence of imprisonment, or youth custody or detention in a young offenders’ institution, or corrective training
    for a term not exceeding 6 months 7 years
    For a sentence of imprisonment of 6 months or less 7 years
    For a sentence of borstal training 7 years
    For a fine or other sentence (eg a community service order) for which no other rehabilitation period is prescribed 5 years
    For an absolute discharge 6 months
    For a probation order, conditional discharge or bind over; and for fit person orders, supervision orders or care orders under the Children and Young Person Acts (and their equivalents in Scotland) 1 year, or until the order expires (whichever is the longer)
    For detention by direction of the Home Secretary:
    From 6 months to 2.5 years 5 years
    From 6 months or less 3 years
    For a detention centre order not exceeding 6 months 3 years
    For a remand home order, an approved school order, or an attendance order The period of the order and a further year after the order expires
    For a hospital order under the Mental Health Acts The period of the order plus a further two years after the order expires five years from the date of conviction whichever is the longer
    The following rehabilitation periods are for specific types of military punishment, with these rehabilitation periods being halved for offenders under the age of 17 at conviction.
    For cashiering, discharge with ignominy or dismissal with disgrace 10 years
    For simple dismissal from the service 7 years
    For detention 5 years