Recruitment and vetting processes are very important to us. We guarantee that all staff we supply have been cleared for work according to DfE guidance. In addition to our recruitment and vetting procedures, we carry out a face to face interview with all our supply staff. Also, we ensure they have signed up to ‘my pledge’ to maintain our established standards.
You can read the DfE guidance for maintained schools and academies in England here. It is applies to school leaders, school staff and governing bodies. In addition it also applies local authorities academy trusts.
It will help with managing staffing and employment issues, and making decisions. It replaces the statutory guidance from 2009, ‘Guidance on managing staff in schools’.
To read more about Teacher Status Checks on the government’s website, click here.
Bridge Education take all their policies and procedures very seriously. We see policies as frameworks that clearly outline all our business’s methods and practices. We feel it helps us promote consistency, transparency and compliance. It helps us adhere to laws and legislation. Ultimately, it ensures safe practices for all, especially for the safeguarding and protection of children. If you wish to know more about our procedures, please visit our policy documentation section here.