My Interview


Contact a First for Education office for an initial discussion or email them your CV and they will contact you within 48 hours.

1 Worcester Street
West Midlands
01384 444 222

Birmingham Office
1 Victoria Square
B1 1BD
Telephone: 0121 285 4840

Kings House
St. John’s Square
Tel: 01902 505 560

County House
St. Mary’s Street
Tel: 01905 701 101


An interview will be arrange for you with one of our specialist education consultants from an office local to you. This meeting will last between 30 minutes to an hour and will involve a discussion about your experience/knowledge along with what your requirements are so we can establish your needs in order to match you to appropriate roles. You will be sent all the relevant information via email to confirm the details and a list of documents that you will need to provide.


You will need to provide the following documents so we can clear you for work:

  • Photo ID: ideally a valid passport but if not then a valid driving licence together with a birth certificate. If you have no photo ID, then call an advisor.
  • Two passport sized photographs.
  • Certificates of relevant qualifications – Teaching Qualifications or Early Years Practitioners etc.
  • Proof of your National Insurance Number (i.e. P60, P45, correspondence from HMRC or letter from Job Centre).
  • Two letters of proof of address (i.e. a utility bill or bank statement, dated within the past 3 months).
  • Details of 2 referees.
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure (if you have more than one please bring all of them with you). If you do not have a DBS Disclosure you will need to pay for a new DBS which can be arranged with us and you can pay via a bank card during registration or BACS transfer afterwards. The cost of an enhanced DBS is £48.00
  • Entry Clearance Visa/Work Permit if applicable.





Contact your local branch on a weekly basis via a call, text or email to keep us updated with your availability as it will avoid us contacting you unnecessarily.


If you have any questions at all about any of the above please feel free to call your local branch, who will clarify any queries you may have.