Foundation Dentist Educational Supervisor Applications



The application window for 2023/24 has closed.



Recruitment Timeline:

Tuesday 6 December 2022                                           Application process opens

Friday 23 December 2022                                            Deadline for pre checking applications

Midnight, Sunday 15 January 2023                             Closing date for applications

Week commencing 16 January 2023                          Application longlisting

Week commencing 23 January 2023                          Application shortlisting

February & March 2023                                               Practice Visits

Friday 31 March 2023                                                  Assessment & Feedback course for new applicants (to be held in Durham)

Wednesday 26 April                                                     Face to Face assessment (to be held in Durham)

Week commencing 1 May 2023                                  Candidates notified

Thursday 15 June 2023                                               Mandatory training event for new and returning ESs (to be held in Durham)

Friday 23 June 2023                                                    Mandatory training event for all ESs – (to be held in Durham)

Monday 26 & Tuesday 27 June 2023                         Mandatory Educational Supervisor/ Foundation Dentist matching events.



Pre-entry requirements:


  • Becoming an Educational Supervisor course completed within the last three years. This course is availble to complete online 
  • Equality and Diversity course completed within the last three years
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Facilitating Learning in a Healthcare Practice.  Registration with any similar educational course will be acceptable at this stage subject to it being at Postgraduate certificate level or greater. 
    • Venue: Online teaching
    • Dates: 17 January 2023, 14 February 2023, 14 March 2023, 4 April 2023, 2 May 2023
    • Fee:  £867
    • To enrol: Set up an account and search for the Facilitating Learning in a Healthcare Practice course commencing the new date.  For queries regarding the application process email  
    • If appointed, on completion of the course and proof of certificate, the course fee may be reimbursed (subject to available funding).