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Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Officer Commanding Navy

Salary £5,200 plus Military Volunteer Allowance
Location South Croydon
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1550 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi-boarding pupils.  It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual to: 

  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the CCF Army Section
  • Ensure that CCF Army training days are coordinated with other co-curricular activities and entered into the school calendar
  • Inspire and motivate the pupils and staff in the Army Section
  • Ensure the CCF is a disciplined organisation within the School, which enables students to exercise responsibility and leadership
  • Take an active role in promoting the benefits of outdoor education to students in the Army Section.  

The ideal applicant will possess Regular or Reserve Military Experience (preferably as an Officer) or have previous experience within the CCF.

The position is available from February 2024.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information about the role and the skills required, see the documents below and the green 'Apply Now' button for the online application form.  For any queries, please contact CCF Contingent Commander Glenn Hogben or for general enquiries telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail .

Applications will be reviewed daily, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.  The school reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

`Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and on-line media checks (including personal, professional and other online activities)`. 

For more than 400 years, Whitgift has been transforming boys’ lives through education.

Whitgift 2025 was created as a result of the input and imagination of staff and students and the next few years will represent an exciting time of evolution for the school, both in terms of our site development plan and the educational partnerships we are embarking on. 

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