(Last updated: December 2017)
Eynsford College will fully implement to the equal opportunities policy in the employment of staff. This will ensure that everyone in the community has equal access to the employment, promotion and fair terms and conditions of employment.
The following procedure will be followed Eynsford College for the purposes of staff recruitment:
Only applicants with a minimum TEFL qualification (CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate) will be considered for positions. In addition, the College will only accept applicants with a level 6 qualification or equivalent (e.g. a first degree). There may be exceptions depending on the experience and knowledge of the applicant. Any applicant without these qualifications will need a rationale for their employment at Eynsford College.
The job advertisement should give a brief description of the job and will inform the applicants that:
The Recruitment Panel should note the following points when short-listing potential applicants for jobs:
In addition to the recruitment policies stated above, applicants will also be asked a specific question to assess their suitability for working with Under 18s, namely ‘How do you feel about social media contact with students?’ In addition, applicants themselves will be required to affirm that there is no reason why they should not be employed in situations where they have a responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18. During induction, newly appointed staff will be given Eynsford College Employee Handbook and be given and made aware of all college policies and procedures to ensure he/she is aware of the duties and responsibilities associated with the safeguarding of persons Under 18.
When is decided to appoint a candidate for the position, the candidate will be informed and given details of the starting date.