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Application for Employment

All sections must be completed or you will not be able to submit your application. If you cannot complete a section write "not applicable".

If you wish to apply manually for a job in one of our UK schools you can download our application form here.
Fill in application form and send them to [email protected].
We are not currently recruiting, we will be recruiting in January 2017 for roles commencing in the spring of 2017.

Please ensure that all sections are completed and that any gaps in your employment history are recorded and explained. All information will be checked in detail. 

Section 1 - Personal Details


Are you free to remain and to take up employment in the UK with no current immigration restrictions?

Are you willing to drive your own vehicle on company business in line with our insurance policy and company car procedures?


Section 2 - Present Employment

Section 3 - Previous Employment

Start with your most recent employer first. Cover the last 10 years of your employment and state the nature of the business and the work you were doing. Explain fully any gaps in your employment history i.e. unfit to work, caring for relatives etc. When completing date, please include the month and the year. If you cannot complete a section, you must write not applicable in that box.


If you have more previous employers, please provide details in this box:


Section 4 Education

Professional qualifications

Section 5 Training and Development

Please give details of training courses, non-award bearing courses, First Aid or CPD programmes which support your application.

Section 6 Personal Statement

Please use this section to explain in detail how you meet the requirements of the post applied for. If you would like to add further information on skills that you think might support your application (for example, experience in drama, music, arts and crafts or sports for Junior Centre Teachers), please do so.

Section 7 Disclosure and Barring Service

This post is offered subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS Check). In all cases applicants will be asked to undergo such a check. If you already have DBS clearance, please state so here and bring evidence of clearance to interview. If you would like to discuss any conviction, caution or reprimand that you think may affect your application, please give details / dates of offence(s) and sentence below. If you do not voluntarily make such a self-disclosure at this stage it could result in the immediate termination of any potential employment. Please use the space provided.

Section 8 Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults Self-Disclosure

Mission statement 
Centre of English Studies places the highest importance on providing a safe and secure environment for all of our students and staff, but especially for young learners and juniors. Our recruitment processes and procedures will reflect this on-going commitment by making every reasonable effort to ensure that we employ appropriate, highly qualified members of staff who understand and share this commitment.

Recruitment process 
All teachers and administrative staff applying for work with Centre of English Studies will need to satisfy the following conditions:

  • Complete a self-disclosure (this section) at the time of applying stating any circumstances the applicant feels we should know about that may reflect on their suitability for a given post (this will not necessarily bar you from employment, depending of course on the nature of the disclosure)
  • Undergo a full and enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to starting employment and complete the Centre of English Studies Declaration of Suitability to work with People under 18 Years of Age.
  • Submit the names and contact details of two professional referees prior to starting employment. These references will be followed up in all cases. The reference request will explicitly ask about your suitability to work with young people and where you will have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18 years of age
  • Explain to our satisfaction any and all gaps on CVs in terms of periods of time unaccounted for
  • Be required to provide original documentation confirming identity and right to work in the UK (I.e. passport, driving license). Be required to provide to CES original academic certification such as CELTA, DELTA. Degree, or other academic or professional certification as appropriate


Are you aware of any police enquiries undertaken following allegations made against you, which may have a bearing on your suitability for this post or are you aware of any other reason why you may not be suitable for this post?

Section 9 References

Please provide contact details for two referees and indicate whether or not we can approach your referees now. Give full contact details and also their job title and work relationship to you.

Section 10 Declaration

I hereby certify that:

  • All the information given by me on this form is correct to the best of my knowledge
  • All questions relating to me have been full and accurately answered
  • I possess all the qualifications which I claim to hold
  • I have read and, if appointed, am prepared to accept the conditions set out in the CES Employee Handbook and my Statement of Main Terms

If you are submitting your application electronically and you are invited to interview, you will be asked to sign a declaration at your interview stating that all details on your application form are true and accurate to the best of your knowledge