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Our registration is completed in two parts. Firstly, we’ll ask you to complete our online application via People Compliance, then we’ll invite you in for a face-to-face interview. Both stages of the registration process will require you to present a number of your personal documents in order to satisfy our safeguarding requirements.
If you are unsure of what you need to bring and need a little reminder, we have listed all of the documents below. Of course, not all of the documents listed may relevant to you dependent on the type of role you are applying for e.g. proof of TRN is only required for those applying to teaching roles.
Eligibility to work in the UK/Photo ID
Passport OR Birth Certificate (you must provide at least one of these documents)
Driving Licence (if you have one)
Proof of National Insurance number
National Insurance Card
Letter from the HM Revenue
Two proofs of your current address (must be dated within the last 3 months)
Letter from HM Revenue
Council Tax Statement (dated within the last 12 months)
Mortgage Statement (dated within the last 12 months)
Loan Statement (dated within the last 12 months)
Proof of qualification certificates
Proof of TRN (Teacher reference number)
Safeguarding & PREVENT Training
Certificates within the past 3 years (If you don’t have these certificates you will need to complete online training)
Proof of name change (if applicable)
Deed Poll Certificate
Must be valid and registered to the update service. If you do not have a current DBS, we will explain how to apply for one at your registration meeting.
Up to date CV
Covering 10 years of employment
Remember that you’ll not only need these documents to complete on online registration, you’ll also need to bring them with you to interview too!
If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’d be more than happy to help. If you are struggling to find any of the above documents, do let us know prior to your interview, we may be able to offer some advice.
To find out what happens after your interview read our what happens next blog.
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