School Staff Instructor - Combined Cadet Force

Polam Hall SchoolDarlington

Reference 011592 

Location Polam Hall School and Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College 

Closing Date 17/01/2021 

Benefits & Grade £100.00 per school based day. 1 day paid at MOD rate of £74.80 

(Up to 51 days only). 

Contract Details Permanent. Start date to be confirmed subject to vetting and checks. 

Contract Hours 4 school days per week (two days paid by MoD at the prevailing rate stated above). 2 days will be based at Polam Hall School and 2 days at Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College. 

Disclosure Polam Hall School and Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

Interview Date w/c 25 January 2021 

Job Description Polam Hall School and Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College wish to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced School Staff Instructor for their respective Combined Cadet Forces to commence in January 2021. 

The role: We seek an enthusiastic and experienced School Staff Instructor, to help develop valuable military skills and training sessions for both staff and cadets. 

The SSI will report to the Contingent Commander and support the delivery of the Cadet experience. 

We have an established Combined Cadet Force and require an experienced individual with a services background, high level abilities and excellent interpersonal and organisational skills in order to inspire, challenge and motivate our students to achieve excellence. 

The role will co-ordinate with The MoD, making full use of the available resources to benefit all students, ensuring that all associated administrative duties including risk assessments and health and safety responsibilities are completed in line with school and MoD requirements. For Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, you will be required to hold a clean driving licence with category D1. 

There will be a requirement to attend camps, field days and other activities throughout the year, some at weekends.

You will be based two days in the employment of Polam Hall School and two days at Queen Elizabeth College CCF. Each role will be determined by the separate organisation and paid direct. 

Visits to the school and College are welcome and can be arranged by contacting, Contingent Commander, by email to or 


To apply please visit our website and from the drop down menu click on Our School and scroll down to Working at Polam Hall. 

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience and what you can contribute to teaching and learning at Polam Hall.

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