Importance of Diversity
At Teach First, we believe in the power of diversity and advancing equality.
We harness the different perspectives, experiences, and talents of our society in order to learn from each other and best serve our culturally rich and diverse communities. This strengthens the movement to ensure that no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background.
At Teach First, our definition of diversity encompasses inclusion and equality. Teach First considers “diversity” broadly, to embody all the differences- life experiences, work experiences, perspectives, cultures, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, religion, class, sexual orientation and other aspects of life that make us unique individuals. Inclusion entails building an environment where differences are valued and people are empowered. An inclusive environment encourages all to contribute their unique perspectives and capabilities, and fully engages our diverse society in working towards achieving the Teach First vision.
Our selection process
We are committed to ensuring that all applicants to the Teach First Leadership Development Programme are treated fairly and with respect, irrespective of their gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, race, religion/belief or disability. We welcome the opportunity to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments required in relation to our application process. If you would like to contact a member of our recruitment team please email email@example.com.
During our selection process all sensitive data (name, DOB, gender, ethnic group, disability, school) as well as regional preference is removed before an application form is screened. The information provided on the form is used solely for the purpose of monitoring the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policy and will not form part of the selection process. Responses will be treated in the strictest confidence and assessors in the Teach First selection process will not see responses to these questions. All applications are screened independently twice to ensure consistency.