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Application Process


Applications for Cohort 18 open on 16 October 2015 and close on Monday 20 November 2015. 

(This closing date also applies to the section completed by your Principal/Line Manager)

To access the online application form you must first create your own account and then wait to be authorised. 

Prior to the application process going 'live' you should visit Are you ready for Headship?


It is important that you download and read the Application Pack and National Standards for Headteachers (NI Edition) from the hyperlinks below before attempting to complete the Application Form.

 Applicant - Pre Application Guide (Cohort 18)
National Standards for Headteachers (NI Edition)

You may also find the following document on lessons learned from previous cohorts useful.

 Lessons Learned
 Lessons Learned Extracts

Verification and Support

Each application requires verification and support from your Principal or Line Manager. This verification and support is input directly to your Application Form. Your Principal/Line Manager will submit the completed form. Please make them aware of this new procedure.

Please download the following documents and pass them to your Principal/Line Manager.

National Standards
 Principal/Line Manager - Pre Application Guide (Cohort 18)


Online Application

Prior to the application process opening you should visit Are you ready for Headship?  and engage with the resources before proceeding to make an application.

If you have read and engaged with all the documentation please now proceed to make an application.

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