Safer Recruitment Policy
Dixons Allerton Academy is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities in employment. In order to monitor the operation of this policy it is necessary to collect information from all job applicants and employees on the key characteristics which relate to equal opportunity in employment. Applications are welcome from any suitably qualified person, regardless of sex, race, marital status, age or disability. The Equal Opportunities policy aims to ensure that no direct or indirect discrimination occurs.
Successful candidates are appointed solely on merit, assessed by application form, letter, interviews and formal observation of tasks.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to safeguard and promote the welfare of its students and ensure that risk of harm is minimised, the Academy employs a safe recruitment and selection policy which complies with national and local guidance
All Academy staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Failure to complete this form will result in your application not proceeding any further. Failure to disclose any criminal convictions, spent or unspent, prior to your appointment, could result in dismissal or other disciplinary action.
All Academy staff appointments are subject to two satisfactory references.
The Academy and its employees are committed to the rights of children, their safety and emotional well-being and the protection from all forms of abuse.
Introductory message from the principal