HMC Co-Educational 11-18
950 Pupils Boarding and Day
School Staff Instructor (SSI)
Part Time Hours – Term Time Only
With options to add additional responsibilities to make it a full time role
Epsom College, a highly successful independent co-educational day and boarding school on the edge of Epsom Downs, has a vacancy for a part time SSI to join the successful combined cadet force.
The College’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is one of the largest in the country and is part of the national youth movement, administered by the Ministry of Defence. All pupils join the CCF in their junior years and many go on to take CCF leadership responsibilities in their senior years at the school. Pupils enjoy numerous activities including overnight camps, expeditions, orienteering, climbing, flying, sea experience and adventure training.
The SSI is responsible for the routine administration of the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) under the direction of the Contingent Commander. The post holder is expected to live up to the values and standards of the UK military as well as the school, recognising that the efficiency and image of the CCF at the College depends heavily on their attitude and manner as well as with the efficiency with which they perform their duties.
The successful candidate will be from a military background and have experience of working as a drill instructor. You will have knowledge of arms and ammunition storage along with range and/or adventurous training qualifications, as well as a valid driving licence at D1 level.
You will have strong organisational and communication skills, be flexible, highly organised with a professional attitude and enjoy working within a busy school community. Competent IT/keyboard and administrative skills are required.
There will be the opportunity to undergo further training and development.
Further details and application pack can be downloaded at www.epsomcollege.org.uk. Applications must be made via the Epsom College Application form. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Contingent Commander, Ben.MacDowel@epsomcollege.org.uk for an informal chat.
Closing Date: 27th March 2020
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process a criminal check by the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required. Epsom College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.