How to apply

The application process:

If you are interested, please study the eligibility criteria and if you decide to pursue an application, it is vital that you:

  • Talk with your headteacher
  • Seek your headteacher’s agreement to become your referee

Please complete part 1 of the application form.  Part 2 must be completed by your headteacher, as a referee.  

Supporting you with your application: Talk to any of your colleagues who have been involved in school to school work.  Discuss with them the nature and opportunities of this partnership working. In addition, take the opportunity to discuss your plans with your headteacher.

Please follow this link to download a word version application form; further information on becoming an SLE can be found here

If you have any further specific questions related to becoming an SLE and the application process, contact Cathy Rutherford 

All applications must be submitted to the Darwin Teaching School.