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Application form

Personal Details

This sheet will be separated from your application and will not form part of the selection process.

Can you be contacted at work
Are you

Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

This question is asked to ensure that individuals with disabilities receive the opportunity of an interview if they meet the key requirements for the post. If you have answered yes to the above question, could you please give details below including any practical steps which we should take into account when arranging an interview.

Please tick what you consider to be your ethnic origin. This information will be used to assess the response to the advertisement and to monitor the College’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

Application for employment

For multiple applications please indicate which posts you wish to be considered for

1. Education and Qualifications

Include in this section all relevant qualifications, i.e. secondary, further, higher and professional. Indicate subjects currently being studied for with an asterisk (*)


2. Membership of Professional Bodies

Membership of Professional Bodies

3. References

Please give the names and addresses of two referees who have consented to provide a reference on your behalf. One should be your current employer or, if unemployed, your most recent past employer. If you have not previously been employed please indicate other suitable referees. Family members or people writing solely in the capacity of friends or colleagues are not acceptable as referees. Referees will normally be contacted before interview (unless otherwise stated). Referees are asked about any disciplinary offences relating to children, including any in which the penalty time expired and whether the applicant has been the subject of child protection concerns.

Reference 1
Can be contacted before interview
Reference 2
Can be contacted before interview
Please tick how you became aware of this post

4. Personal Statement

Please provide examples of the relevant skills, abilities and behaviours that demonstrate your suitability for this post. These may have been gained through paid employment, voluntary or community work, domestic responsibilities, spare time activities and training. Include your reasons for applying for this post, and any additional information in support of your application. There is no limit on number of words for your presonal statement.

5. General Information

What category of Driving Licence do you hold?
Do you wish to be considered for the post on a job share basis?

6. Data Protection

The information provided on this form will be used in the recruitment process and may form the basis of some personnel records for the successful candidate. Information is processed and stored within the provisions of Data Protection Act 1998. Should you be unsuccessful in the selection process, the records will be kept for up to 12 months and then destroyed.

Will you require a work permit for this post?
Rehabilitation of Offenders

You are asked to read the following statement carefully.
Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exemptions) Order 1975 as amended. Applicants are, therefore, NOT ENTITLED to withhold information about convictions, cautions or final warnings which for other purposes are “spent” under this Act. Any information given will be completely confidential and will be considered only in relation to an application for positions to which the Order applies. Certain posts, where the postholder may come into contact with under 18s and vulnerable adults, will be subject to checks by the Disclosure & Barring Service

You must declare all convictions. All convictions will be included on your DBS certificate. They will not be “filtered”.

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Do you have any criminal convictions, cautions or bind-overs?
Are you currently subject to any ongoing police enquiry?

The information given on this application is true and complete. I agree that any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the application form may be grounds for rejecting this application or subsequent dismissal if appointed. This applies equally to any other personal information I may provide during the course of my employment. I authorise the storage and processing of personal information contained in this form for the purposes of equal opportunities monitoring and the preparation of other personnel records. I confirm I am not on List 99, disqualified from working with children or subject to sanctions imposed by a regulatory body.

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Bishop Burton College is committed to Equal Opportunities and is concerned that decisions relating to employment are made with regard only to the requirements of the job. To ensure that applicants are treated fairly and that there is no evidence of discrimination, employment decisions are monitored. Thank you for your co-operation. Please ensure you return this sheet together with your application form.

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