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Required Documents for Teachers

In order to successfully clear you for work Protocol Education we will need you to provide a number of documents and details for us to complete all of the relevant checks.

Please read the following carefully to help us get you through the clearing process quickly. If you have any questions please contact your local branch prior to interview.

Primary Proof of Identification (1 Required)

 

Document

 

 

Notes

 

 

Passport

 

 

Any current and valid passport

 

 

Current UK driving licence

Photo card with counterpart 

 

UK/Isle of Man/Channel Islands (full or provisional)

 

 

EU Driving Licence

 

 

 

Birth certificate - issued at time of birth
(i.e. within 42 days)

 

UK and Channel Islands

 

 

UK adoption certificate

 

 

 

 

Right to Work in UK (1 required)

 

Document

Notes

 

Passport, including visa/right to work

 

 

Any current and valid passport,
with appropriate visa

 

EU National ID Card

 

 

 

UK adoption certificate

 

 

 

Additional Proof of Identity & Proof of Address (2 required from list below; 1 must have current address)


Document

Notes

 

Passport

 

If not provided as Primary Proof of Identity
or Right To Work

 

 

UK driving licence - photo card with counterpart 

 

If not provided as Primary Proof of Identity

 

 

Current driving license - old-style paper version

Non-UK licences must be valid for up to 12 months
from the date the applicant entered the UK

 

Birth certificate - issued at time of birth (i.e. within 42 days)

 

If not provided as Primary Proof of Identity

 

 

Birth certificate - issued after time of birth 

 

UK and Channel Islands

 

Marriage/civil partnership certificate

UK and Channel Islands

 

 EU National ID card

 

 

 Mortgage statement

UK or EEA

 

 Bank or building society statement

UK and Channel Islands or EAA 

 

Bank or building society account opening confirmation letter

UK

 

 Credit card statement

UK or EEA

 

Financial statement (e.g. pension or endowment) 

UK

 

 P45 or P60 statement

 UK and Channel Islands

 

 Council Tax Statement

UK and Channel Islands

 

Utility bill (not a mobile phone bill)

UK 

 

Benefit statement (e.g. Child Benefit, Pension)

 UK

 

 Government of local authority entitlement document

UK and Channel Islands

 

Proof of Qualification (1 required from list below)

 


Document

Notes

 

Teaching qualification certificate

 

Must be original.
All qualifications will be verified with awarding body

Teaching Agency (TA) number

For teachers holding QTS only

 

Reference Contact Details - QTS teachers (2 required; 1 must be from most recent employer; all gaps covered)

 


Document

Notes

 

Most recent employer

 

Must be from head, deputy head or head of department

 

One other professional reference

 

Must be from head, deputy head or head of department

 

Reference Contact Details -NQTs (2 required; 1 must be from last/main school practical placement)

 


Document

Notes

 

Main school practical placement

 

Must be from head, deputy head or head of department

 

Second school practical placement

 

Must be from head, deputy head or head of department

 

Tutor Reference

Must be from course tutor
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