Online Application Process

Important Information

Thank you for taking an interest in joining our team at Leeds Trinity University. We want to make your experience as easy as possible whilst ensuring you have the best possible chance to showcase your skills. When applying for a role with us, please take the time to read the job description and person specification and tailor your application to highlight your relevant skills and experience. A candidate pack is attached to each vacancy on our website which contains everything you need to know about the role.

You can also upload a covering letter to accompany your application. We will highlight in the advert if this is a requirement so be sure to read the advert in full before you apply.

Please note that the submission deadline for application forms is 23:59 hours on the specified closing date (if stated).

For some vacancies, we may close the advert early if we receive a suitable number of applications. We will make this clear on the advert.

We have made our application process as easy to follow as possible but, there may be some areas where you need further guidance. We hope you can find the answers to any additional questions below but, if we can help with anything else not covered here, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at or by phone: 0113 283 7130.

Eligibility to Work in the UK 

​Leeds Trinity University has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to work in the UK. You must indicate on your application if you have the automatic right to work in the UK, or if not, then on what basis you believe you are able to work.  If you are offered a role with us, you will be required to verify this by producing the required documents.

Personal Details 

​Please include all your forenames and surname. If you use a different forename, please enter your preferred name.

Notice Period

​Please confirm details of your notice period. Please note that your start date will be determined by successful completion of employment references.

Source of Application 

​To help us monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment process, please tell us where you came across the vacancy.


Equality and Diversity Monitoring 

Leeds Trinity University has an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or member of staff is disadvantaged or discriminated against either directly or indirectly.  To ensure the effectiveness of this policy, information is collected from applicants on the key factors which relate to equal opportunity in employment.  We will not share these details with the selection panel.

Neither the way you respond to this request for information nor the details you provide will have any bearing on the way in which your application for employment is considered.  The information you provide in this section will be treated as strictly private and confidential and will only be used for equality and diversity monitoring purposes.  It will only be released to specific bodies as deemed appropriate such as Leeds Trinity's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in an anonymised and/or aggregated statistical format. 

As a member of the disability confident scheme, Leeds Trinity University is committed to ensuring that any disabled applicant who meets all the essential criteria, as defined in the relevant person specification, will be shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process. 

Criminal Convictions 

​For all posts you are required to declare any unspent convictions. Certain posts may also be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Where relevant, this will have been outlined in the advertisement for the post. 


​You must complete this section to confirm that the information you have provided is, to the best of your knowledge and belief, a true and accurate record. You are also agreeing the information in your application may be recorded, stored, and processed by the University in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Application Tips

  • Submit your application as early as possible and no later than 23:59pm on the closing date quoted in the advert.
  • Be sure to include a cover letter if one is requested.
  • Tailor your application to meet the needs of the person specification. Take note of the essential criteria. We will use your CV (and cover letter if applicable) to review your suitability to move to the next stage of the process.
  • Provide a full and continuous history of your education/training and unemployment/work experience.
  • Check all spelling and grammar. Do not rely solely on computer spellcheckers.
  • Carefully consider any documentation that you choose to attach. All attachments should be relevant and add value to your application.