School Staff Instructor

Location : Hastings, East Sussex, England
Job Ref : AR132
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : MI
Salary : £18,795 per year + On a pro rata basis


AR132 – School Staff Instructor

Location: Hastings

Salary: £18,795 on a pro rata basis (16 hours a week across 2 days)


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a staff instructor to support the development of a new Combined Cadet Force. The post will be taken up two days a week. However, over time there may be a possibility of extended days.

This role would be suited to an ex-military candidate with a instructional background but all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To act as administrator for cadets and contingent Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs) and to supply and organise all CCF services, including the issue, control, maintenance and purchasing of clothing and equipment.
  • Carry out all day to day liaison with the Cadet Training Team (CCT) and other agencies as necessary.
  • To ensure the maintenance and presentation of all CCF and School Adventurous Training equipment.
  • Take responsibility (in liaison with the CCF Contingent Commander) for all issues related to weapons, including all weapon inspections, repairs in line with MOD requirements and an agreed maintenance plan, including the security of fire arms.
  • Collate all required returns to the MOD including equipment, qualifications, controls and records of all weapon loans to other schools.
  • To assist the Contingent Commander in managing the Military and School budgets and be a signatory on the Military Account.
  • Manage the use of transport for CCF activities including the recording (and receiving) of all costs and vehicle hire charges.
  • Undertake the training and instruction of all staff and cadets in military matters including mandatory safety tests, act as advisor to all and immediate support to the Contingent Commander.
  • Run, organise and administer all camps and training programmes (as detailed by the Contingent Commander).
  • Maintain the Cadet training records.
  • To attend the regular SSI meetings for the SE region and to administer the Contingent records in line with Brigade requirements.
  • To conduct lessons as required by the Contingent Commander during CCF afternoons.
  • To help promote the CCF through information and open evenings as and when requested by the Contingent Commander

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Background in training others
  • Resilient character and strong personal drive
  • Unwavering determination to work with all students
  • Experience with Westminster or other Military Systems

Location: Hastings

Salary: £18,795 on a pro rata basis (16 hours a week across 2 days)

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