In 2001, the law was changed to make it illegal for teachers to engage in sexual activity with pupils at their school aged under 18.But Miss Keates said the abuse of trust law had gone too far in cases where the relationship started after a pupil had reached the age of consent."But it does seem a step too far, when there has been a consensual relationship, to put that person on the sex offenders register when, in fact, they could have a perfectly legitimate relationship with an 18-year-old at another school." Protecting children Later, Miss Keates told the BBC the NASUWT had raised the anomaly as soon as the legislation was drafted and that it advises members to keep relationships professional at all times."Any teacher or adult who works in schools who sexually abuses a pupil of any age should face the full legal consequences," she added.Should you find a match to your prospective employee you’ll be able to access their individual account and view further information.You’ll need to consider how this might affect your decision to employ or engage the person.Where a teacher has a You can claim individuals employed by your school or sixth form college.
Teachers can’t be claimed by more than one employer.
As supply teachers can choose to register with a number of supply agency organisations, this function isn’t available to supply agencies.
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You should normally receive a response to a request for access within 5 working days. When you’ve logged in, dependent on your allocated access rights, you’ll need to choose either ‘Teacher Services – employers’ or ‘Teacher Services – organisations’.