CCF School Staff Instructor (SSI) - Wellingborough School

Start date: July 2022
Contract type: Term Time, Full time
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week during Term time. In addition circa 20 days out of term
time, including weekends, which will be covered by MOD Voluntary allowance days.
Reporting to: Contingent Commander and Assistant Head Co-curricular and ultimately the
Headmaster
Salary: £30,433 per annum, based on working full academic year, including holiday
allowance.
Disclosure Level: Enhanced

Job purpose:
To ensure all military and CCF Equipment is maintained to current military standards and to present said equipment for MoD Inspection.

To run the range and to support the CCF with administration. To offer military advice to the CCF staff and officers.

To deliver military lessons and weapons lessons as required. To support the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award Scheme with CCF and maintain DofE Equipment.

To provide adventurous training opportunities.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the overall care and maintenance of MOD issued equipment with particular emphasis on the safe storage of arms and ammunition.
• Account for, store and maintain all MOD unit clothing and equipment. liaise with the CCF and the appropriate RN and RAF authorities.
• Manage the armoury, weapons and ammunition, including routine cleaning and maintenance.
• Assist the development of and run the Training Programme and ensure that all pupils are actively engaged according to School and MOD policy.
• Support and co-ordinate all exercises, camps, adventure training and training days.
• Manage the discipline and competency of School staff and cadets whilst undertaking CCF training.
• Establish and maintain accurate registers (using WESTMINSTER and BADER)
• Attend the CCF meetings.
• Oversee staff competencies and organise where appropriate Continuing Professional Development of staff involved in CCF.
• Support with the management of all Contingent MOD and CCF related accounts.

• Responsible to the Contingent Commander CCF for the Health and Safety of all CCF activities including monitoring of Risk Assessments, testing of staff in accordance with current regulations and insuring qualifications held are in date and current.
• Ensure safe weapons handling testing of all personnel, 6 monthly in each weapons
system used.
• Represent Wellingborough School at the appropriate MOD, DCFS and related Committee
meetings.
• Currency and competency in own training and attend courses where necessary.
• Represent the School internally and externally at important annual events such as Open
days, Remembrance Day Service, CCF competitions and Armed Forces Day.
• Undertake other reasonable duties as directed by the Contingent Commander and
Assistant Head Co-curricular.
Other:
• To attend team meetings when required.
• Ensure all work carried out complies with and promotes the Code of Conduct aims and
objectives.
• Maintain high standards of health, safety, hygiene and secure working environment.
Take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and that of others.
• At times of peak work flow, it may be necessary to work beyond your normal hours
in order to meet deadlines. Where this is necessary, then time off in lieu will be
available to compensate and the timings of this should be agreed with the HR
Manager in advance.
• This job description is current at the date shown in consultation with you. It is liable
to variation by management to reflect or anticipate changes required in order to meet with the evolving/devolving needs and demands of the role itself.

Safeguarding:
The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to
and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or
potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the School s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Designated Person or to the Headmaster.

Benefits
Working at Wellingborough School is hugely rewarding, albeit demanding and busy! Wellingborough School is a nice place to work. The School community is welcoming; there is mutual respect between pupils and staff; parents are engaged and supportive. These are some of the cultural reasons to want to work at Wellingborough School, but there are a range of other
benefits.

The School has recently reviewed its appraisal system so that all staff can benefit from professional development, both internal and external. Staff input into INSET is encouraged, and the School is a
member of the East Midlands Group of independent schools, which provides opportunities for collaboration and discussion. All new staff profit from an induction programme that is tailored to their individual needs. There is free onsite car parking and use of the School’s sports facilities. All staff have lunch and refreshments provided.

Northamptonshire and the surrounding area is a nice place to live, with a significant amount of countryside. Road links are excellent, enabling travel in all directions, and the area is served by two
railway lines into London. St Pancras is only 45 minutes by train from Wellingborough, and Euston is under an hour from Northampton and Milton Keynes.

The application form should be returned together with a covering letter in which the applicant should explain what he/she can offer to the post. Applications by e-mail are welcome.

CVs are not required. Please send them for the attention of Lulu Corrigan, HR Manager, to recruitment@wellingboroughschool.org by 0900hrs on 3rd June 2022.

Interviews will take place on 8th June 2022.