Combined Cadet Force School Staff Instructor (SSI), Chatham, Kent

Closing date:Expiring soon

Chatham GrammarChatham, Kent

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,728.10 per annum (equivalent to £30,000 for a full-time role)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join us as a School Staff Instructor for our Combined Cadet Force. The focus of this role is to ensure that the CCF unit conducts a safe system of training, by ensuring that all training is conducted through a safe practice, in a safe place, by a safe, competent, qualified person with safe equipment.

This role is for 20 hours per week, which is shared equally between our two contingents, Brompton Academy parade on Tuesdays, and Chatham Grammar parade on Thursdays. The contract is term time, plus days to accommodate attendance at CCF camp.  

It is an essential requirement that applicants have a military background, ideally of a senior rank, and experience of working with young people would be an advantage. Please see the job description for details of typical duties and requirements of the role.  

The successful candidate will join our academy and trust-wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, with the knowledge that you will enjoy the full support and care of our pragmatic (and down-to-earth) leadership team. 

Chatham Grammar School for Girls offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young people ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers. It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good. 

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or discuss this position, please email: 

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website: 

To apply via the TES, please click on the apply link and send us your TES application form.

Applications will be considered upon receipt.

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

More about Chatham Grammar
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rainham Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7EH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 851262
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Chatham Grammar, part of the University of Kent Academies Trust (UKAT), is a selective 11-19 girls academy. The academy benefits from being part of UKAT and opportunities are plentiful through key interventions from the University of Kent which inclu...