Join our Host Family Team!

This form is intended for families who are already experienced host families. If you are a new family considering hosting please apply via the contact us page.

Please note “required” does not refer to anything you need to do for hosting, it just means that an answer is required in order for you to submit the form. If you do not know the reply, please write “I don´t know” or “000…” or anything you like!

Applicant 1 should be the person who will have the most day to day contact with the student/s.

Applicant 2 should be their partner/spouse.

Applicants 3, 4 and 5 should be any children (even if under 16).

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We will remove any uploaded photos inmediately at your request.’ type=’checkbox’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’I understand that my application is subject to approval following a visit by a member of Deva English staff and the obtaining of necessary documentation.’ type=’checkbox’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’I understand that I may not host students from any other organisations at the same time as Deva English students without prior approval by Deva English. This does not mean that you may not host students from other organisations at the same time as ours. 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They have given their permission for this and understand that should my application be successful and that if they are aged 16+, they will have to sign a self declaration that they have no unspent conviction, and in some cases we may ask them to complete a DBS check at our expense.’ type=’checkbox’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’I understand that the data I provide in this application form will be processsed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998′ type=’checkbox’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’I give permission for Deva English to pass my family details to the parents of students who will be staying in my home and to the agencies who distribute this information in the students´country of origin’ type=’checkbox’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Have you…’ type=’checkbox-multiple’ options=’Been advised about tax allowances under the government rent a room scheme,Been advised about car Insurance,Been advised about house insurance,Received a copy of Deva English Safeguarding policy,Received a copy of child safe booklet,Received a copy of Deva English general information for homestay providers’/][contact-field label=’Additional comments’ type=’textarea’/][contact-field label=’References. 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PHOTOS. If possible, please could you send us 3 photos:

  1. You and your family
  2. Your favourite room or garden
  3. The exterior of your house

You can email them to susan@devaenglish.co.uk or whatsapp them to 07830 096900