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Job details

Job details
Employer Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College
Location New Cross, South East London
Salary Two days per week during term time at a daily rate of £120
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts December 2017

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College provides a safe, rigorous and challenging learning environment for pupils of all abilities and backgrounds. Our expectations are high in terms of pupil progress and achievement, and behaviour. In February 2014 we received our fourth consecutive Ofsted grade of ‘Outstanding’. 

The role    

To command and support the Contingent in managing and developing the Federation CCF. The applicant is likely to be an ex or serving NCO / Officer of the regular, reserve or cadet forces and have a good working knowledge of the cadet movement as a whole. The ability to inspire young people and possession of a good sense of humour are essential. 

Key responsibilities and objectives of the job

  • Ensure the safety of the cadets, pupils and staff at all times. This is to include security briefings as it affects CCF members when visiting barracks, training establishments and training areas
  • Planning and delivery of the CCF training syllabus to include:
  • Adventure training, Weekend exercises, courses and camps including appropriate reconnaissance, sourcing and organising equipment (clothing, food, weapons, ammunition, finance) and transport
  • Secure arms, ammunition and other stores held
  • The register and secure storage of keys
  • Arrange authorisation for training
  • Organise and manage the general administration of Hatcham CCF including routine mail, filing and records
  • Closely liaise with those external agencies that provide training, facilities and instructors to the contingent. This will include London CTT, military careers officers and staff, the London District CQMS and other CCF’s, Police and Prevent
  • Administration and application of the WESTMINSTER ICT system and inputting to it all of the cadet and adult attendance and other necessary details
  • Manage and administer the progress of cadets through the cadet training syllabus, BTEC schemes and Duke of Edinburgh awards
  • Administer courses for adults and cadets
  • Administration of CCF events and social functions
  • Maintain the pamphlet library and those posters relevant to the contingent
  • The full and recorded register, including maintenance of all equipment of that on loan to the contingent
  • Preparation and presentation of all parades including the Biennial inspection with full briefing to the Contingent Commander
  • Responsible for the preparation and manning all Platoon CCF demonstrations on Federation / Open days in conjunction with the school.
  • Maintenance of allocated CCF buildings in liaison with appropriate school staff
  • Act as point of contact for all matters regarding CCF Platoon’s
  • Ensure compliance with data handling
  • Update and assist in Risk assessments
  • Maintain standards and discipline within all Platoons
  • Familiarise yourself with publications such as JSP 313, 814, 535
  • Undertake all training area, course and range bookings with the relevant defence estates office
  • Monitoring and enforcement of routine periodic weapon handling tests and JSP 535 (Red Book) testing for contingent members and staff
  • Monthly Weapons Checks
  • Monthly written report to Contingent Commander and Principle
  • Monthly stock check 
  • Undertake pastoral duties as directed by the Principal and Vice Principals