TWO YEAR ACADEMIC FOUNDATION PROGRAMME RECRUITMENT
Posts commencing August 2020
General Recruitment Information
The recruitment process for two year Academic Foundation Programmes commencing August 2018 opens in October. For more information, the UKFPO Applicant’s Handbook is available here: Academic/How to Apply section of the UKFPO website
Academic recruitment will be managed via the national online recruitment system (Oriel) and the basic timescale is detailed below. For the purposes of Academic Recruitment only, Peninsula and Severn Foundation Schools will be one Academic Unit of Application (known as South West) for August 2020 recruitment.
|19 August 2019||UKFPO publish details of the AFP programme details to be available
on the Oriel application platform.
|23 September 2019||Academic and general applicants register and enrol on Oriel|
|30 September - 11 October 2019 at 12:00||Complete national application form on Oriel, select maximum of
two AUoAs and complete relevant local application forms or submit
CVs (depending on local requirements)
|14 October 2019 - 10 January 2020||Local Recruitment processes take place including shortlisting and interviewing|
16 December 2019
Academic (Education & Leadership/Management) interviews: Plymouth
|20 December 2019||Academic (Research) interviews: Bristol|
|15 January 2020||Initial offers made|
|17 January 2020||Deadline for applicants to accept or reject initial offers|
|20 January - 12 February 2020||Cascade offers process takes place|
* Please note that if you apply for both Education, Leadership/Management and Research based posts, and are shortlisted, you will be expected to attend both interview dates. We will not be offering Skype or telephone interviews.
If you apply for an Academic post for August 2019 and are unsuccessful (or do not accept an offer), you will automatically be entered into the main national recruitment round for general Foundation posts. If you have been successful and have accepted an Academic post, you will not be entered into the general recruitment round.