Combined Cadet Force (CCF), School Staff Instructor (SSI) & Cover Supervisor

Job Description

Combined Cadet Force (CCF), School Staff Instructor (SSI) & Cover Supervisor

  • NJC Scale Point 7-11 Cover Supervisor / NJC Scale Point 20-23 CCF/SSI
  • £23,965 to £25,535 actual per annum - Salary negotiable for the right candidate
  • Term time only (39 weeks per year)
  • 37 hours per week (15 hrs Cover Supervisor / 22 hrs CCF/SSI)


Are you looking for a fantastic new opportunity?

Westbourne Academy is looking for a Combined Cadet Force (CCF), School Staff Instructor (SSI) & Cover Supervisor. Someone who strives to share their passion for education with our students and join our dedicated team to uphold the Academy’s vision and values.

About you:-

We are looking for a resilient and motivated individual who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The CCF School Staff Instructor is employed by the school and is directly responsible to the Contingent Commander (CC). The SSI is to assist the CC in the efficient management of the Contingent and in other duties as directed by the Principal. Although employed by the school, the appointment is subject to approval by the Army Chain of Command.

The SSI should ideally be a person from a military background who, through previous experience and training, will play a key role in maintaining the high standards of the Combined Cadet Force. They will also be a part of our cover supervision team, covering classes for absent colleagues for approximately 15 hours a week.

Candidates must have experience of working with young people, hold a GCSE4/C or equivalent in English and Maths and be range qualified (SA(LR) & SA(M) or equivalent.  We welcome applications from ambitious candidates, keen to make a difference who have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.

About us: -

Westbourne Academy is not just a school it is a microcosm of the world with students from all around the globe. Between them, they speak 32 languages and their differing perspectives on learning and life makes this a unique academy in which to teach.

We welcome fresh ideas from our teachers and support staff and actively value their creativity and imagination. We are passionate about innovative approaches to pastoral care and education, and we’re always keen to find new ways to support our students’ learning.

In return, you can expect fantastic Professional Development opportunities, a comprehensive employee benefits package, shopping discounts, cycle-to-work and gym schemes, cinema tickets and an employee assistance programme.

Are you ready to make a difference and join our journey? If you wish to learn more information and apply for the role of CCF, SSI & Cover Supervisor, please visit our careers page.


Closing date for applications: Thursday 29 February 2024, 9.00am

Interviews: TBC

We are proud to be a part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies whose mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for their pupils and the communities in which they live. This commitment also extends to staff who are key to their success.


Westbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE update 2023.  We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications.  We are open to Flexible Working.