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Privacy notices – Schools Human Resources

​Information about how and when Schools Human Resources processes personal information about you.​

What we do

The following privacy notice applies to the Schools’ Human Resources Team.

  • We offer a Service Level Agreement to Lewisham schools in the areas of Advisory Services, HR Administration, Recruitment and Occupational Health.

  • Our work is governed by various pieces of employment legislation, education legislation and Department for Education regulations such as Keeping Children Safe in Education.

What information we collect from you

We may collect:

  • name

  • address

  • date of birth

  • National Insurance number

  • DfE number

  • equalities information (ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation etc)

  • health information

  • criminal record information

  • pension information

  • continuous service date

  • qualifications & training

  • salary information (hours, grade etc)

  • information on right to work in UK

  • next of kin information.

Agencies we might share the information with

We may share your information with:

  • Lewisham Payroll and Pensions Department

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • London Pensions Fund Authority

  • teachers’ pensions

  • your employing school

  • occupational health provider (currently People Asset Management)

  • disclosure and barring service provider (currently Atlantic Data)

  • Department for Education (DofE)

  • apprenticeship education provider

  • local authority designated officer

  • police

  • Lewisham and other councils' social workers

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (referrals)

  • Teaching Regulation Agency.

Why we process your information

  • Pre-employment checks

  • Payroll and pension administration

  • Equalities monitoring

  • Safeguarding procedures

  • To ascertain fitness for work

  • Workforce statistics

  • Suitability to teach/safeguarding

  • Redundancy and reorganisations