Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk



How to Apply

Where Can I Get An Application Form? The Options Available

Once you have found a job, read through the information in the Applicant Pack and have decided to make an application, you then need to complete an application form.

Because we endeavour to meet the individual needs of applicants, we offer the following ways for you to access and submit your application form.

Options available are:-

Word Document Application Form: You can download a Word document Application Form onto your PC to complete off-line. Select ‘Word Application Form’, and Save (by selecting File and Save As). Once you have completed this application form you can submit it, either by e-mail as an attachment or you can print the form to send to our postal address. This option enables you to keep a copy of your completed application form on your PC.

Print to Handwrite the Application Form: If you prefer to handwrite your application form you can select and print the PDF version application form. You can then send your completed form to our postal address. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) software to download this form, you can print and handwrite the Word Document Application Form.

Unfortunately our Apply Online application form is currently unavailable.

It is important that you read all the information contained in the Applicant Information Pack before you start writing your application form, especially the Job Description and Person Specification. The Guidance Notes will provide you with important information on how to complete each section of the application form. Separate guidance notes for Teaching vacancies and Head and Deputy Head vacancies.

For details on the next stage of the recruitment process, select I Have Completed My Application Form - What Happens Next?


A full copy of the online 'How to Apply Guidance' is provided as aLarge Print PDF document at the end of the Main Page.

Alternative information formats i.e. other large print formats, audio and/or Braille Applicant Information Packs, Application Forms and How to Apply Guidance are available on request. For these formats please telephone 0121 464 1111 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday).

If you are unable to apply using the above methods or encounter technical difficulties accessing the applicant information and application form, you can telephone Contact Birmingham on 0121 464 1111 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday). Please quote the vacancy reference number where provided.

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