The National Modern Languages SCITT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, and everyone involved in the National Modern Languages SCITT trainee placements including Hubs and partner schools shares this commitment. and are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment.
Appointment to these posts will be subject to the following pretraining checks: health, identity, relevant work qualifications, right to work in the UK, professional registration (for qualified teaching staff), Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and a Childcare Disqualification and Disqualification by Association Declaration (where applicable).
A start date for successful applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained. Please note that the DBS check will reveal all convictions, reprimands, cautions and bindovers even if considered spent within the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. There is a DBS Code of Practice which governs this process.
All applicants will undergo rigorous and extensive checks to ensure compliance with Keeping Children Safe legalisation.
A copy of the Code of Practice is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice