Why we collect and use this information
In order to consider your application for employment the School needs to process your data. If your application is successful the School will need to process your personal data to enter into a contract with you.
In some cases, the school needs to process data to ensure that it is complying with its legal obligations. For example, we are required to check a successful applicant's eligibility to work in the UK before employment starts.
The School has a legitimate interest in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants allows the school to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate's suitability for employment and decide to whom to offer a job. The school may also need to process data from job applicants to respond to and defend against legal claims.
The School processes health information if it needs to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for candidates who have a disability. This is to carry out its obligations and exercise specific rights in relation to employment.
Where the school processes other special categories of data, such as information about ethnic origin, health or religion or belief, age, gender or marital status, this is for equal opportunities monitoring purposes as permitted by the Data Protection Act 2018.
For most roles, the school is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences. Where the school seeks this information, it does so because it is necessary for it to carry out its obligations and to comply with a regulatory requirement to establish whether or not an individual has committed an unlawful act or been involved in dishonesty or other improper conduct/the purposes of preventing or detecting unlawful acts.
If your application is unsuccessful, the school will keep your personal data on file in case there are future employment opportunities for which you may be suited. The school will ask for your consent before it keeps your data for this purpose and you are free to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Hazel Ware on email@example.com.
You are under no obligation to provide data to the school during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information, the school may not be able to process your application properly or at all. If your application is successful, it will be a condition of any job offer that you provide evidence of your right to work in the UK, satisfactory references and produce documentary evidence to support an application to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an enhanced clearance certificate. You are under no obligation to provide information for equal opportunities monitoring purposes and there are no consequences for your application if you choose not to provide such information.