CONFIDENTIAL SENIOR LEADERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

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CONFIDENTIAL
SENIOR LEADERSHIP APPLICATION FORM
(Before completing this form please read Notes to Applicants)
NAME OF CANDIDATE:
TO BE USED FOR THE FOLLOWING SENIOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS ONLY:-
Headteacher
Headteacher (Fixed Term)
Joint Headteacher
Deputy Headteacher
Assistant Headteacher
Please use the latest version of this application form which can be downloaded from the
Catholic Education Service website: www.catholiceducation.org.uk
BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING:1. Application Form
2. Notes to Applicants
3. Recruitment Monitoring Form
4. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure Form
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PLEASE DO NOT RETURN ANY COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTARY
DOCUMENTS TO THE CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE. PLEASE RETURN ALL COMPLETED
APPLICATION FORMS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS TO THE SCHOOL/COLLEGE WHERE
THE POSITION APPLIED FOR IS BASED, OR AS INSTRUCTED IN THE DETAILS OF THE POST.
DETAILS OF ROLE APPLIED FOR
Application for the position of:
Full Time:
Part Time:
Job Share:
At:
VA School / Voluntary Academy
At which the Governing Body / Academy Trust Company is the employer of staff
In the Local Authority of:
In the Archdiocese/Diocese of:
Please state where (or how) you first learned of this vacancy:
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1. APPLICANT’S PERSONAL DETAILS
1.1
1.1.1
Title:
1.1.2
Surname:
1.1.3
First Name(s):
1.1.4
Known as (if applicable):
1.1.5
Any former name(s):
1.1.6
Date of Birth:
1.1.7
Religious Denomination
/Faith:
1.1.8
Address:
1.1.9 If you have lived at this address for less than 5 years, please list all other addresses at which
you have lived during this period with dates:
Address
Dates
1.1.10 Telephone numbers:
Home:
Mobile:
Work:
1.1.11 Email Address:
1.2
How do you prefer to be contacted?
1.3
National Insurance No.:
1.4
DfE Teacher Reference No.:
1.5
Do you have Qualified Teacher
Status (“QTS”)?
1.6
QTS Certificate No.:
1.7
Date of qualification
as a Teacher:
1.8
GTC (Wales only) or other Membership No.:
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2. DETAILS OF APPLICANT’S PRESENT EMPLOYMENT
2.1
Are you presently employed?
Yes:
No:
If no, please proceed to the next section.
2.2
Details of Present Post
2.2.1
Role:
At
School/College
2.2.2
Address:
2.2.3
Telephone No.:
2.2.4
Local Authority:
2.2.6
Permanent:
2.2.7
Full time:
2.2.8
Date of Appointment:
2.2.9
Notice Required:
2.2.5
Diocese:
Temporary:
Part time:
Job share:
2.2.10 Description of key duties/responsibilities:
2.3
Please provide the following information relating to present salary and scale:
2.3.1
Salary scale (e.g. Main/Upper/Leadership):
2.3.2
Group of School/Number on roll:
2.3.4
Additional Allowances (including Inner/Outer/Fringe London):
2.3.5
Gross annual salary:
2.3.3
Spine Point:
3. APPLICANT’S EMPLOYMENT HISTORY AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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Please complete in chronological order, starting with the most recent:
Full name and address of school/
Approx.
Age
Post held and
institution (state whether Nursery/
number
range
Responsibilities
Primary/
on roll
taught
including subjects
Secondary/
&
and key stages
Comprehensive/
Single
taught
Selective etc)
sex/
(include local authority if relevant)
mixed
Dates
employed
Month/
Year
From
To
-
-
-
-
-
-
4. OTHER EMPLOYMENT/WORK EXPERIENCE
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Reason for
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4.1
Please complete in chronological order, starting with the most recent:
Employment/Experience
Employer/Location
Responsibilities
Dates
Month/
Year
From
To
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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Reason for
Leaving
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4.2 If there are any periods of time that have not been accounted for in your application, for instance, periods
spent raising a family or of extended travel, please give details of them here with dates. The information
provided in this form must provide a complete chronology from the age of 16 – please ensure that there
are no gaps in the history of your education, employment and other experience. Failure to provide a full
account may lead to your application being rejected.
Dates (from – to)
-
Activity
-
-
-
4.3 Please confirm whether you have ever been ordained and/or been a member of a religious community.
Yes:
No:
If yes, please provide details:-
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5. POST-11 EDUCATION AND TRAINING
5.1
Please complete in chronological order, starting with the most recent
Full name and address of
establishment
Full time
or part
time
Dates
Attended
Month/
Year
Date of
Award
Awarding
Body
&
Registration
No. (if
known)
Award
From
To
Desirable qualifications (please note that NPQH is mandatory in Wales) (simply put N/A if you do not have the
qualifications in this section)
NPQH
-
-
Catholic Certificate of
Religious Studies
(or if equivalent please
state)
Other Post Graduate Qualifications
-
Higher Education Qualifications
-
School/college Qualifications
-
-
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5.2
Continued Professional Development
Please list any courses you have completed and/or any professional development in which you have been involved
in the past 3 years which you consider relevant to this post (e.g. teaching courses, First Aid, ICT etc).
Course Title
Course Provider
Length of
Dates
Award/Grade
Course
From - To
received (if
applicable)
-
-
-
6. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Please list any relevant professional bodies of which you are a member:
7. INTERESTS AND HOBBIES
Please list your interests and hobbies outside of work:
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8. SUPPORTING STATEMENT
Please provide a written statement of no more than 1,300 words detailing why you believe your experience, skills,
personal qualities, training and/or education are relevant to your suitability for the post advertised and how you
meet the person specification. You should pay particular attention to the national standards for the position for
which you are applying.
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9. REFERENCES
9.1
Most Senior Leadership posts require you to be a practising Catholic and, therefore, one referee must be
your Parish Priest/the Priest of the Parish where you regularly worship. You are advised to read the relevant
section of the Notes to Applicants before completing this section.
Present School/Employer:
Name:
Address:
Designation (if applicable):
Telephone:
Email:
Other Professional (where you are not currently employed with children, this must be your most recent
school/college employer):
Name:
Address:
Designation (if applicable):
Telephone:
Email:
Parish Priest/Priest of the Parish where you regularly worship (or Additional Professional):
Name:
Address:
Designation (if applicable):
Telephone:
Email:
Notes:
(i)
We reserve the right to take up references with any previous employer. Please
advise if you do not want us to do so at this stage and provide reasons.
(ii)
If any of your referees knew you by another name, please specify that name(s)
here:
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9.2
Yes:
Are you (or your spouse/civil partner/partner) related by marriage, blood or as a co-habitee to any member
of the Governing Body / Academy Trust Company or any current employees of the Governing Body /
Academy Trust Company?
No:
If yes, please complete the following:
Name of Governing Body / Academy Trust Company
member/employee
Relationship to you
10. DISCLOSURE OF CRIMINAL AND CHIILD PROTECTION MATTERS
AND DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECKS
10.1
The Governing Body / Academy Trust Company is obliged by law to operate a checking procedure for
employees who have substantial access to children and young people.
Please confirm whether you have ever been the subject of any child protection concern either in your work or
personal life, or been the subject of, or involved in, any disciplinary action in relation thereto, including any which is
time expired.
Yes:
No:
If yes, please provide details:-
10.2
By checking the box below I hereby confirm that I am not disqualified from working with
children and/or have information held about me under section 142 Education Act 2002
(formerly known as inclusion on the DfE List 99):
10.3
In the event of a successful application an offer of employment may be made to you which is conditional
upon receipt of satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (“DBS Checks”) (formerly CRB Check and
ISA Check) in relation to criminal and child protection matters. Please note that a conviction will not
necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment.
By checking the box below you hereby consent to a DBS Check(s) being made to the Disclosure and Barring
Service (“DBS”):
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11. REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT 1974
If you have been convicted of a disclosable criminal offence the details must be disclosed on the
separate document entitled “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure Form” together with
any cautions or bind-overs, pending criminal convictions, criminal actions and/or court hearings
against you. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure Form must be enclosed with your
application in a sealed envelope marked “confidential”. If you do not have any disclosable
convictions, please complete the relevant section in the Disclosure Form.
12. DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998
By checking the box below I hereby give my consent for personal information (including recruitment
monitoring data) provided as part of this application to be held on computer or other relevant filing
systems and to be shared with other accredited organisations or agencies in accordance with the
Data Protection Act 1998.
13. IMMIGRATION, ASYLUM AND NATIONALITY ACT 2006
The Governing Body / Academy Trust Company will require you to provide documentary evidence of
your entitlement to undertake the position applied for and/or of your ongoing entitlement to live
and work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act
2006. More information can be found in paragraph 18 of the Notes to Applicants. By checking the
below box you hereby confirm that you are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom and that
you will provide documentary evidence of such entitlement when requested:
14. DECLARATION
If you know that any of the information that you have given in this application form is false or if you
have knowingly omitted or concealed any relevant fact about your eligibility for employment which
comes to our attention then your application may be withdrawn from the recruitment process.
Providing false information is an offence and may result in this application being rejected. If such a
discovery is made after you have been appointed then you may be liable to be dismissed summarily.
You may also be reported to the Teaching Agency (England only), the GTC (Wales only) or the Police,
if appropriate3.
By signing below I hereby certify that all the information given by me both on this form and in any
supplementary pages and the supporting evidence provided, is correct to the best of my knowledge
and belief, that all the questions relating to me have been accurately and fully answered and that I
possess all the qualifications that I claim to hold.
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I acknowledge that it is my responsibility as the applicant, if invited for interview, to disclose
information to the panel which may affect my suitability and/or eligibility to work with children
and/or vulnerable adults
Signature:
Date:
(The post will be subject to the terms and conditions of the appropriate Catholic Education Service
model contract, a copy of which will be provided to you before interview if you are shortlisted).
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Additional Pages
Name:
Date of Birth:
Position applied for:
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Additional Pages
Name:
Date of Birth:
Position applied for:
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