Careers at Bradford College

Information for Bradford College job candidates

If you’ve applied for or are planning to apply for a job at Bradford College, you’ll find some useful frequently-asked questions below:

I have submitted an application, when will I hear back?

If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will receive an email with instructions on how to confirm your interview time online.
If your application is unsuccessful, you will receive an email informing you of the outcome.

How do I know my application has been submitted successfully?

You should receive an email informing you that your application has been submitted successfully.

Can I submit my CV as an application?

No. All candidates must complete the online application form.
You will have the chance to provide details about your skills and experience in the person specification section.
We advise you to keep a copy of the person specification with you while filling out your application to help you explain how you meet the criteria.

How soon will I hear about the outcome of my application?

Shortlisting can vary from post to post.
If you have not heard from us within six weeks, you should assume you are unsuccessful.

If my application is unsuccessful can I get feedback?

Due to the high numbers of applications, feedback is not provided at the shortlisting stage to external candidates.
If you are an internal candidate you will receive an email detailing how to receive feedback.

I already work at Bradford College – do I still need to complete an application form to apply for a job internally?

Yes. To ensure consistency and equality of opportunity, all candidates must complete the online application form.
Expressions of interest will not be considered.

I do not have access to a computer or the internet – how do I apply?

You can access the internet for free at libraries and the Job Centre.  
If your circumstances mean you cannot apply online, please contact our Recruitment Team:
Email: recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.ukCall: 01274 088624 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm)

What do I do if I have a problem with the application form?

Please contact our Recruitment Team:
Email: recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Call: 01274 088624 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm)

Can I rearrange the date or time of my interview?

This might not always be possible.
To check, please contact our Recruitment Team:
Email: recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Call: 01274 088624 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm)

Can I claim expenses if I am invited to an interview?

Due to cost implications we are unable to pay expenses to interview candidates.

When will you need to see my qualifications?

The successful candidate will be required to present their original qualifications before a start date is established.

What other pre-employment checks will be carried out if I am successful?

Please read Information for Candidates to find out more about pre-employment checks.

Information for Candidates (pdf)

Last updated: 25 August 2020

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