Applying for our roles

Applications are to be completed using our online application form. This is located in each vacancy on our website:

Vacancies – Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

The information you provide us with will help us to decide whether you should go forward for an interview. The information will only be used for recruitment purposes and to help us monitor and analyse our recruitment process. If you are appointed, the information will be used to set up and maintain your employment with the Trust. All information is confidential and held securely under our GDPR policy.

Safer recruitment is a set of practices to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children and young people.

It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keep children safe from harm.

Please see the below document for more information.

OLoLNRCDES Safer Recruitment Selection Policy Procedures

The information you supply within this section allows us to monitor our recruitment process to ensure no candidate is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of any protected characteristic.

We value the diversity of our people and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We maintain fair and well thought out recruitment processes at every stage to make sure that everyone is treated equally.

Try to complete the application form in a concise, well organised, and positive way while ensuring that all requested information is provided.

Please add details of your employment history, starting with your current or most recent employer and selecting ‘add’ to add another entry.  Please also account for any gaps in employment within this section. We will need to contact your current employer for a reference.

Please add details of the qualifications that you hold and enter details of further qualifications.  Please ensure that you refer to the qualification requirements in the person specification as only candidates who meet or exceed the minimum qualification requirements will be eligible for shortlisting. Furthermore, please note that if you are successful in your application for this position, you will be required to produce the original certificates for the relevant qualifications.

Please ensure that you refer to the qualification requirements in the person specification as only candidates who meet or exceed the minimum qualification requirements will be eligible for shortlisting. For example, to apply to be a teacher, you must hold a UK recognised Qualified Teacher Status.

If your application is successful, you will be required to produce the original certificates for the relevant qualifications. Therefore, please locate your original documents or obtain copies from the awarding bodies to ensure that you are eligible for this position.

If you do not have access to your original certificates you will need to contact your school or college to get a replacement certificate or request a certified statement of results.

Please use this section to tell us why you are suitable for this job opportunity. Read the job description and person specification carefully and think about whether your knowledge, skills and experience match the criteria listed for the job and, if so, how you can show this on the form.

Make full use of this section on the application form. Use this space to explain exactly how you can provide evidence against all aspects of the person specification.  Where possible, give particular examples to show how you match the particular skill.

This declares that you have read, understood, and agreed to the organisation’s Privacy Notice and that the information you have given in your application is to the best of your knowledge, true and correct and may be stored and used in accordance with Trust’s GDPR Policy.

Currently, we do not sponsor visas, you will therefore need to have right to work in the UK to join us.