Ensuring every child is kept safe

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At Teaching Force we take child protection very seriously and are proud to have a market-leading compliance service, setting the bar for the education recruitment industry. All Teaching Force candidates are personally interviewed and undergo a rigorous screening process in line with APSCo regulations.

We carry out the same thorough checks on our candidates as you do for the permanent staff you employ direct. With Teaching Force you can be reassured that the staff we supply (often at very short notice) all have the relevant qualifications and experience. You can rely on us to fully verify a candidate’s identity, qualifications and eligibility to work, as well as undertake robust safeguarding checks via our in-house compliance team.

A comprehensive compliance service:

  • The candidate is met face to face and must PASS a competency based interview
  • All workers must have a minimum of 2 years experience or relevant NVQ qualification
  • We ensure child carers are only placed in environments for which they competent and are experienced to work in
  • The last 2 years of employment and/or education are referenced - no matter how many references this takes
  • A full 10 year employment and/or education history is checked

The originals of the following documents MUST be seen in person:

  • Right to work – Passport or National Insurance and Birth Certificate
  • 2 X Proof of address – Must be an official document dated within the last 3 months
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Candidates must have a valid Enhanced DBS with relevant barred list checks and this must be registered on the Update Service

All candidates must complete:

  • A Safeguarding Assessment
  • The governments online Prevent Assessment
  • A declaration for fitness and health capacity to work
  • A Disqualification by Association declaration
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Check

Where relevant:

  • All teaching qualifications will be checked – NCTL – All Sanctions checked
  • An overseas Police check will be gained
  • All visa’s will be seen and checked
  • All overseas qualifications will be verified