Telford College recognise the benefits of having a diverse workforce and therefore welcomes applications from all sections of the community. In addition to this, under the provisions of the Equality Act 2010, Telford College is required to demonstrate that their recruitment processes are fair and that they are not discriminating against or disadvantaging anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Therefore a series of questions need to be raised in order to ascertain who is applying for each position and to ensure that no one is being unfairly discriminated against or disadvantaged.
This section of the application form will be detached from your application and will not be used as part of the selection process nor will it be seen by anybody who is interviewing you. The information collected is only used for monitoring purposes in an anonymised format to assist the organisation in analysing the profile and make up of individuals who apply, are shortlisted for and appointed to each vacancy. In this way, they can check that they are complying with the Equality Act 2010.
You have provided your legal name in the first section of this application.
To include first name(s) and surnames
The Equality Act 2010 protects people against discrimination on the grounds of their age and sex.
The Equality Act 2010 protects people against discrimination on the grounds of their race which includes colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin
The Equality Act 2010 protects bisexual, gay, heterosexual and lesbian people from discrimination on the grounds of their sexual orientation.
The Equality Act 2010 protects people who are married or in a civil partnership
The Equality Act 2010 protects people against discrimination on the grounds of their religion or belief, including a lack of any belief
The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled people - including those with long term health conditions, learning disabilities and so called "hidden" disabilities such as dyslexia
If you tell us that you have a disability we can make reasonable adjustments to ensure that any selection processes - including the interview - are fair and equitable