School Staff Instructor, Shropshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Oswestry SchoolShropshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Applications are sought for a full-time SSI to join us from September 2019 (or sooner). It is expected that the successful candidate will offer five days a week during term time, with additional weekend and holiday expeditions or camps (including the annual CCF camp).

Military experience and a military background or experience of working within a Cadet force are essential. The preferred candidate will also demonstrate: an ability to work closely with young people, both individually and in small groups; resilience, resourcefulness, initiative and flexibility; and excellent skills in literacy, numeracy, communication, organisation, time management, ICT, interpersonal and teamwork.

Leadership of the Adventure Education department will be an essential component of the role. Knowledge of the DofE system and an ability to support with coaching sport would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mr Ian Hibbert, Contingent Commander, or Miss Alison Sefton, Deputy Head Academic and CCF Officer,

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: Thursday 25 April at noon

Provisional interview date for the above position: Wednesday 8 May 2019

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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