Current Or Most Recent Employment
Please note that your current employer will not be approached for references before an offer of employment is made to you.
Full Employment History (Employer 2)
Experience / Suitability / Interests
Short listing will be based on the criteria set out in the specification. Please address these requirements in this section.
Education (Secondary / Higher)
Suitability To Work With Children
- Having certain orders or other restrictions placed upon them.
- Having committed certain offences.
- Living in the same household as someone who is disqualified by virtue of the above points. This is known as disqualification by association.
Rehabilitation Of Offenders
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 allows certain people to consider their criminal convictions as ‘spent’ meaning that they don’t have to reveal those convictions when applying for jobs. This job is exempt from the provisions of the Act in order to protect the children in our care. As such you need to inform us of any criminal convictions you have received. Any of the information you give us will be treated as confidential and will not necessarily mean that your application will fail.
Asylum And Immigration Act
It will be a condition of employment that evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is provided. This evidence could include a Birth Certificate, Passport, P45, Pay Slip or National Insurance Card.
I hereby confirm that the information I have provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, accurate and true. I understand that if I give any false or misleading information that my application may be rejected or, if I am offered a job, it might lead to dismissal.
Please give details of two referees you have worked for, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.
Please sign if you give permission for Little Leaders Preschool House to send for references prior to job offer.
- Candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application, as soon as practical.
- We are an Equal Opportunities employer and the successful candidate will be selected on merit only.
- We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We carry out enhanced DBS checks on all staff and volunteers.
- All appointments will be made on receipt of a satisfactory DBS clearance.
Data protection statement
The information that you provide on this form and that is obtained from other relevant sources will be used to process your application for volunteering. The personal information that you give us will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our recruitment process.
We may check the information collected, with third parties or with any other information held by us. We may also use or pass to third parties, information to prevent or detect crime, to protect public funds, or in other ways as permitted by law. By signing this application form we will be assuming that you agree to the processing of sensitive personal data (as described above), in accordance with our registration with the Information Commissioner.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Little Leaders Preschool Day Nurseries Ltd is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable staff to fulfil their personal potential. We aim to ensure that no individual is unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of gender or marital status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, religious or political beliefs, sexual orientation, age, family circumstance or other irrelevant distinction.
The information you provide will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used only for Equal Opportunities purposes. It will not be taken into consideration for short listing or interviewing purposes.
Little Leaders Preschool will adhere to the Equality Act 2010 which makes in unlawful to discriminate against ‘Protected Characteristics’. More information on this can be found in our Equal Opportunities and Equality policy.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
This section of the application form will be detached and used solely for monitoring purposes. Please complete in block capitals and tick the boxes which most closely relate to you.
Please tick the boxes which describe you most closely:
Ethnic origin categories are not about nationality, place of birth or citizenship. They are about the group to which you as an individual perceive you belong.
Religion Or Belief
The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as ‘A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities.’ Long term in this context means likely to last longer than 12 months or likely to recur. Please note that cancer, HIV and multiple sclerosis are covered by the Act from the point of diagnosis.