Becoming an Educational Supervisor

Recruitment Process for DFT Educational Supervisors


Please note, if you are an existing Educational Supervisor you will not be required to complete an ES Application form this year.  The application form for NEW applicants has now closed.


Educational Supervisors


13 November 2018 

Educational Supervisor Recruitment opens for New ES Applicants

Educational Supervisor recruitment guidance documents and application forms 

Application Form

Self Audit Form

ES Handbook

ES Job Description

ES Person Specification

ES Information Flyer

10 December 2018 (10.00 am)

Closing date and time for NEW ES applications.  (Applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline, as late or incomplete applications cannot be accepted)

11 December 2018

NEW ES Application Shortlisting

December 2018

Successful NEW ES Applications – advised of second stage of interview which will consist of Practice Inspection date and process

January 2019 & February 2019

Practice Visits to NEW ES Applications

January 2019, February 2019 & March 2019

Existing Educational Supervisors – Performance Review process to support re-appointment.

12 March 2019

Educational Supervisor Interviews and scoring - Manchester

9 April 2019

Educational Supervisor Interviews and scoring - Manchester

7 May 2019

Educational Supervisor Interviews and scoring - Manchester

May/June 2019

All appointed Educational Supervisors and training practices published online

June 2019

Educational Supervisor Induction Courses – New ESs and those returning after a break only (AM SESSION)

PM SESSION – Existing and New Educational Supervisors to attend

01 September 2019

All 2019 – 2020 Dental Foundation Trainees start in post