Compliance – Our Screening Process

 

We understand that the thorough vetting and checking of a teacher is absolutely crucial. We ensure that all teachers undergo a rigorous and complete screening process so that we are fully satisfied of the veracity of every aspect of their application.

 

  • A detailed, current CV with no unexplained gapsstock-photo-45726942-back-to-school
  • A formal teaching qualification (verified by NARIC where the teacher holds certain overseas qualifications)
  • Any further relevant degree level professional qualifications
  • Proof of QTS for any UK trained teacher or any overseas trained teacher who is eligible for this qualification
  • Two professional references, from the teacher’s current or most recent posts
  • ID verification in the form of a passport and driving licence or birth certificate
  • Evidence of the right to remain and the right to work in the UK
  • All relevant and current criminal records checks, including enhanced DBS and overseas police clearance where applicable
  • Confirmation of National Insurance number
  • Evidence of any legal change of name

In the unlikely event of a regrettable incident taking place at your school involving an Hourglass teacher, you can be assured that we will strictly adhere to the Department for Education’s Incident Report guidelines. We will also provide all relevant documents required and attend any pertinent meetings or hearings.

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Larel
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