NTP Academic Mentor declarations
Please complete the following declarations in order to progress your application as an Academic
Mentor for the National Tutoring Programme.
Should you wish to discuss any of these points in further detail, please contact us either at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
us on 0345 013 0229.
In order to complete your application, we require you to answer some quick questions relating to the
Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006, you can review the document here:
It sets out the circumstances in which individuals are disqualified from undertaking certain childcare
work (relevant childcare work) under the relevant statutory provisions. As part of our safeguarding
checks, we are required to check whether any candidates who are seeking work that involves relevant
childcare work are 'disqualified' from carrying out that type of work. Individuals may be disqualified
because they have either been convicted of a relevant offence or are subject to a relevant order.
I confirm that I have read and understood the statutory guidance.
Please select one of the options below (by completing this declaration you are confirming that
you will notify the NTP team immediately if there are any changes to your status in relation to
I am not seeking work in a relevant childcare setting (with children under the age of 8).
I am seeking work in a relevant childcare setting, and I AM NOT disqualified on any of the
grounds set out in the statutory guidance.
I am seeking work in a relevant childcare setting (with children under the age of 8 or providing
other care for children under the age of 8) and I AM DISQUALIFIED under the Childcare Act 2006.
Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, the provisions of Section4(2) of the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 do not apply. Consequently, you are NOT entitled to withhold
information about convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings which are considered spent under the
Act other than certain old and minor cautions and convictions that are classed as “protected” under the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013.
The information you give will be treated in confidence and only consider where the offence is relevant
to the post for which you are applying. Failure to declare any information may require us to exclude you
from our register if the offence is not declared but later comes to light. By completing this
declaration, you are also confirming that you understand and agree that you will update Cognition
Education in the event that any investigation or prosecution relating to a criminal act and/or which
could lead to a conviction after the most recent DBS/update service check occurs. Cognition Education
complies fully with the relevant Codes of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions
It undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure based on conviction or
other information revealed.
Other than in respect of protected cautions or protected convictions, have you ever been
convicted of a criminal offence, received any cautions/reprimands/warnings or do you have
knowledge of any pending prosecutions in respect of alleged criminal offences, excluding road
traffic offences not involving injury to a third party or a sentence of imprisonment?
If the answer to question 5 is 'Yes' please provide further details of
your conviction(s) below.
I agree to my information being shared and gathered between NTP services and understand that any
details shared regarding convictions will be shared with prospective schools prior to me be
offered a role.
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