Ted Wragg Trust
£Salary Range - £8601.60 to £9670.20 over 78 days a year equivalent to £110.28 to £123.98 per day Volunteer Allowance – Up to 51 days a year at £73.33 per day equivalent to up to £3739.83 per year PA
Type of employment:

Isca Academy


The SSI will be expected to:

  • provide the liaison between the contingent, CCF RN HQ, Royal Marines Youth Team (RMYT) and the SW Cadet Training Team (CTT);
  • maintain strong working relationships with all RMYT and CTT staff, as well as other cadet units, UOTCs and Army Reserve Units.
  • attend all contingent officer meetings, as well as meetings with RMYT, CTT, CTC Frimley, CTC Lympstone, brigade, training area allocation conference, etc., as required.


The SSI will be required to:

  • be conversant with all safety regulations as laid down in CCF documentation, and by MOD Health and Safety authorities to ensure that the correct standards are maintained in all aspects of training;
  • produce written instructions for all training activities, including ranges and exercises;
  • maintain a current first aid qualification, attending refresher courses as required;
  • maintain all other professional qualifications pertaining to the role.


The SSI will need to prepare for, and be in attendance for (in line with their working pattern), all periodic unit inspections. Examples of which are below:

Biennial inspection, Equipment Care Inspections (ECI), Mandatory Equipment Inspection (MEI), Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), unit fire inspection, unit security inspection, alarm testing, electrical installation inspection, annual radiation return.

CFAV Training, Recruitment and Retention

The SSI will be expected to:

  • maintain comprehensive P-Files (Personal Files) for all CFAV’s on strength;
  • liaise with CCF RN HQ regarding all aspects of CCF personnel and administration;
  • arrange for delivery of commissioning papers for new officers, and assist in completion and submission, in consultation with the contingent commander;
  • arrange security vetting;
  • advise on officer training courses;
  • apply for and arrange loading for Westminster database of officer and CFAV’s on qualification courses;
  • update Cadet Force databases, namely Westminster, with changes to officer and CFAV status;
  • Indent for supply of officer / CFAV uniform.

Cadet Databases

The SSI will be expected to:

  • maintain up to date records of CCF officers, to include length of service, courses undertaken, promotions, qualifications and any other relevant details;
  • maintain officers’ / CFAV pay records (for CCF activity and through the MOD – not school pay);
  • manage cadet records, ensuring all data is complete and up to date;
  • complete weekly parade registers.


The SSI will be responsible for:

  • supporting with the discipline within the contingent;
  • supporting and assisting with any training or activities when help is required;
  • monitoring training to ensure completeness and compliance with MOD directives and safety;
  • maintaining good working relationships with all CFAV’s and cadets, particularly the Senior NCOs, assisting with NCO development and maintenance of standards of instruction and leadership;
  • assisting with the planning and delivery of parade days to a high standard.

Weapon Training (when available)

  • The SSI will be responsible for the planning, issue and supervision of weapon training and testing.

Weekend Exercises/Field Days and Camps

The SSI will be expected to:

  • attend weekend exercises, term-time field days and occasional training days and parades;
  • plan and write training exercises as required, and review the content of weekend training exercises written by the section officers prior to submission to Training Safety Advisor;
  • assist staff with the writing of risk assessments and training related documents;
  • manage the bookings and all aspects of planning for training events, including accommodation, transport, feeding and equipment;
  • manage logistics whilst on camps, including daily ration returns, use of hired transport, ammunition issue and equipment care;
  • complete Authority to Train requests and submit these for approval;
  • procure, collect and deliver additional stores;
  • Collect and deliver additional weapons and ancillaries from supporting units in accordance with Security Standing Orders;
  • Reconnaissance of training areas and attendance at training area conferences;
  • Take over and hand over of training areas and accommodation where required;
  • Compile nominal rolls for all exercises annotated with medical conditions, special needs, dietary requirements, etc;
  • Write and distribute admin instructions as required;
  • Complete paperwork in relation to the usage of training areas and ranges;
  • Plan and conduct blank firing exercises (if needed) and range practices in accordance with the rules laid down;

Other Duties

All Isca Academy staff are expected to:

  • Ensure that the aims, priorities and policies of the Academy and Trust are adhered to, including the staff Safeguarding Code of Conduct.
  • Attend parents, staff and team meetings as required, making a valued and professional contribution.
  • Undertake break, lunch and after school supervision as agreed, according to Academy policy.
  • Encourage the good conduct of all students and at all times on the Academy site and within its vicinity.
  • To make a full commitment to personal professional development, engage positively in organised professional development activity and staff appraisal procedures.
  • Maintain respectful and effective communication with students and other staff, including attendance at briefings and through completing student report cards and logs as appropriate.
  • Maintain respectful, positive and effective communication with parents, including phone calls and letters home, as appropriate.
  • Maintain positive and effective communication and liaison with partner schools and the wider community, as appropriate.
  • Act as an advocate of the Academy and its pupils in all circumstances, ensuring every opportunity is taken to celebrate our success.
  • To carry out other duties as reasonably requested by the Headteacher.

Other Information

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity. As an employee, you are representing



How Assessed*
An ex-regular or reservist SNCO/officer or have extensive experience of the cadet forcesEAF/C/R
Positive experience of working with childrenEAF/R
SAA instructorDAF/C
Experience of working in a school or within the cadet organisationsDAF/R/C
Experience of managing groups and individualsEAF/R
Qualifications and training  
Good level of general education including English at level 2EAF/C
Holds adventure training / outdoor education qualifications that are relevant to the role and activities undertaken at the school.EAF/C
HAZMAT qualificationsDAF/C
First Aid qualificationDAF/C
Additional AT qualificationsDAF/C
RQMS/CQMS or equivalent experienceDAF/C/R
Range qualificationsDAF/C/R
Qualified as an Exercise Conducting OfficerDAF/C/R
Minibus driverDAF/C
Knowledge and Skills  
Knowledge of the cadet forces ethos and a desire to support, encourage and develop cadetsEAF/R/I
Have a sound understanding of the G4 processEAF/R/I
IT literateEAF/R/I
Ability to work under pressureER/I
Ability to prioritise workloadER/I
Knowledge of health and safetyEAF/R/I
Excellent communication skills both orally and in wiringER/I
Reliable and enthusiasticER/I
Able to work independently and positively within a teamER/I
Passionate and committedER/I
Clean driving licenseEAF/R/C
Be prepared to work long, sometimes flexible hours when on weekends and camps away from home.ER/I
Must pass all relevant safeguarding of children checksDBS checks, self-declaration  and interview
Trust-specificThe Ted Wragg Trust is an ambitious and inclusive Trust of schools strengthening our communities through excellent education.

Our values driven, rapidly growing 2-18 Trust has the highest expectations for every child, every day, with social justice at our core. We are determined for everyone to fulfil their greatest potential, to be the best they can be. Our inclusive Trust has a relentless commitment to help transform lives through learning.

The Ted Wragg Trust puts children at the centre of all we do. Delivering high quality, knowledge rich and inspiring curriculum. Our caring and inspirational team, work together to equip students with the knowledge, skills and experience to become compassionate and courageous citizens, determined to make the world a better place.

How to applyAll applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role and should be submitted to

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.  This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Visits/InfoIf you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.  For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us at, please contact Kate Jones via or telephone 01392 204082.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.

For further information or to express interest, please get in touch with the Employment & Education team via this email address or on 023 9298 1920.

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