Safer Recruitment in Education Settings

Gives school staff recruiters the information and understanding they need to recruit safely and meet Ofsted requirements.

Course content:

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
  • Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
  • How abusers operate within organisations
  • Features of a safer recruitment process
  • Planning a safer recruitment process
  • Making the right decisions: interview and selection
  • Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
  • Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

By the end of this course, participants will have:

  • identified key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • begun to review their own organisation’s policies and practices with a view to making them safer

This course is accredited by the Children’s Workforce Development Council and is aimed at all those in the education sector who are involved in staff selection. 

Aimed at: 
Childminders, PVI/School Nursery settings and Children’s Centres. 

Thursday 6th December 2018

9:30am - 4pm


Chesterton Primary School (Dagnall Street, Battersea, London, SW11 5DT)

Please complete a Course Booking Form by clicking here.

Further information:
Kelly McQueeney at or call 0207 622 1619.

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