Students studying under Squirrel Hall

Application Form – Teachers


including maiden name
Yes (provide details) / No
Yes (provide details) / No


Candidates with a disability who are invited to interview should inform the School of any necessary requirements to assist them in attending the interview


Please give details of two people (preferably in different organisations) who can provide references, including your current or most recent employer. Please be aware that references for shortlisted candidates may be requested prior to interview. If you are not currently working with children, but have done so in the past, please include the employer where you most recently worked with children. References will not be accepted from relatives or from people writing solely in the capacity of friends and should come from a business/organisation email address, not a personal email address where possible. If the school is dissatisfied with the references given, we may specify an employer from whom we require a reference.


Please provide full details of all positions held and of all training/further education, employment, self-employment and unpaid work since leaving secondary education. Please start with your current or most recent employer and in each case the reason for leaving employment. It is vital that you provide explanations for any periods not in employment, further education or training. If this is insufficient space, please email further information to recruitment@kingalfred.org.uk.
Name and Location
Including subject taught and at which level and any other responsibilities
month and year




Further/Higher Education

Secondary Education and Qualifications – GCSE’s and A-Levels (or equivalent)


Please tell us about the most significant or valuable training or personal development you have undertaken in the last 10 years.
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All members of the King Alfred School Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) The role you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website Please be aware that the School applies for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for all positions at the School which amount to regulated activity. The role you are applying for meets the legal definition of regulated activity with children. If you are successful in your application you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form. Employment with the School is conditional upon the School being satisfied with the result of the Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Any criminal records information that is disclosed to the School will be handled in accordance with any guidance and / or code of practice published by the DBS. A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to employment at KAS – see school policy on the Recruitment of Ex offenders. Applicants are encouraged to discuss any concerns they may have with the Head, Robert Lobatto, or HR Manager Tricia Wright on 020 8457 5200. All applicants are required to sign the following declaration. Please note that providing false information in your application could result in it being rejected or in summary dismissal after appointment. If appropriate, the school reserves the right to inform the police or relevant child protection authorities.


The information that you provide on this form will be used to process your application for employment. The personal information that you provide will be used in a confidential manner to help with our recruitment process. If you succeed in your application and take up employment with the School, the information will be used in the administration of your employment. We may check the information provided by you on this form with third parties. By submitting the application form you consent to the processing of sensitive personal data.


All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, 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 cautions and conviction can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website or at Unlock.

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