COBIS schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All applicants to COBIS schools must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers.

For questions and queries regarding Safer Recruitment practices and access to our prohibition check please email the safeguarding team

For guidance on how to obtain local criminal background checks from overseas, please refer to these links from the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO):

UK Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

For guidance on managing allegations of child abuse by educators and adults, please refer to this Protocol for international schools.

Contact us with any questions and for further guidance.