School Staff Instructor (SSI), Harrow-on-the-Hill

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The John Lyon SchoolHarrow-on-the-Hill

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Start date: Required for January/April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive annual salary offered, dependent on skills and experience.
Contract term: Permanent

The School has an exciting opportunity for a School Staff Instructor (SSI) to support the development of a new Combined Cadet Force (CCF). We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced, inspirational and self-motivated individual. The principal role will be to organise and deliver military training the Army Section and to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the contingent. Candidates should have experience of regular or reserve force service. The School Staff Instructor will be accountable to the Contingent Commander, and is crucial to the CCF’s success. 

Full-time, term time only appointment (40 hours/week, 36 weeks per year - 3 days per week CCF, 2 days per week other responsibilities according to post holders skills). Some work on Saturdays and Sundays will be necessary at times, depending on the CCF schedule.

Competitive annual salary offered, dependent on skills and experience. 

MoD Rules state that the SSI must live within 20 minutes’ travelling time of the school to be able to respond to alarms. Applicants must also have a full, clean driving licence, and be prepared to take a minibus driving test.

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the following link: 

Completed applications should be returned to 

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Applications may be shared with London District (LONDIST) who work with the School to assist with adult training and organisation operations.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 24 September 2018. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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More about The John Lyon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Middle Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8515 9400
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John Lyon is a successful and well regarded independent HMC boys’ school situated in Harrow on the Hill. We are approximately twelve miles from the centre of London. The School is easily accessible from two nearby underground stations and is also ser...