Workforce, training and education
East of England

East of England

Application Timeline 2023-2024

Provisional Timeline - Subject to change

20th November 2023

Educational Supervisor recruitment guidance documents and application form available
to download from the East of England website

Educational Supervisor recruitment opens

15th December 2023 (noon)

Closing date and time for all ES applications

Applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline, as late or incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

January – February 2024

Practices are ‘visited’ by the TPD and reports completed.

April 2024

Assessment and scoring of applications

June 2024

Successful applicants are informed.

Summer 2024

Graduation and allocation of Foundation Dentists.
(Dependant upon National Recruitment Arrangements)

June 2024

ES Induction courses for new Educational Supervisors.

June 2024

Educational Supervisor Preparation Course
– All new and existing ESs

August 2024

Educational Agreements for Educational Supervisors signed; DBS and NPL Applications started for FDs

1st September 2024

All Foundation Dentists (2024-25 Schemes) start in practice. The Educational Supervisor must be available in the practice for the Foundation Dentist (The ES must not take leave in the first six weeks of the DFT year)

31st August 2025

All East of England 2024-25 Dental Foundation Trainees complete Dental Foundation Training

August 2024

National Trainee Recruitment opens for posts starting in September 2025

September 2024

National Trainee Recruitment closes for posts starting in September 2025




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