CCF Lead and DofE Manager – Bath

Closing Date: 3 May 2024
Telephone: 01225 835353 (option 4 - HR)
Salary: Prior Park Schools salary scale
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Permanent – Start: September 2024

Prior Park College, Bath seeks to appoint a suitably qualified, self-motivated, and highly organised Combined Cadet Force Lead (CCF), Duke of Edinburgh Manager. This is a unique combined role required for the safe, efficient, and effective running of the school’s CCF contingent function, ensuring each pupil is positively encouraged and supported to develop their potential. Will oversee all training, stores, equipment, security, weapons maintenance, health and safety. logistics and administration.

Through structured, military themed and adventurous activities, Prior Park College seeks to develop qualities of teamwork, leadership, self-reliance, resourcefulness, and responsibility within our cadets. These are personal qualities which will remain of value throughout the cadets’ lives and will undoubtedly assist in the early stages of their chosen careers.

Over the course of the CCF Programme Royal Navy and Army Cadets typically learn about weapon handling and safety, drill, map and compass work, field craft, sailing and watermanship, adventure training plus general military knowledge and First Aid.

Will have acquired the broader knowledge, experience, and outlook to inspire, motivate and possess excellent organisational and administrative skills to ensure a high-quality experience for all cadets, staff and effective use of resources. Previous experience of management information systems (MIS), such as Westminster system or similar is desirable.

This exciting position would be ideal for someone with excellent organisational and compliance capabilities, a team player with strong communication skills and is military minded who enjoys the outdoors. Possibly suited to a former or serving SNCO/Warrant Officer/Officer of the regular, reserve or cadet forces and have a good working knowledge of the cadet movement, a School Staff Instructor (SSI), a teacher who is a recent or current CCF officer or perhaps be an existing Dof E Manager eager for a new challenge.

Established in 1830, Prior Park combines the very best of tradition and progress, with cutting-edge facilities and accommodation, including a pioneering digital learning programme. Prior Park College is an exceptional 11-18 HMC senior school set in a stunning 57-acre estate overlooking the City of Bath a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Prior Park Schools are a family of Christian schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar.

The Schools’ Mission is to steward a thriving family of communities with love for the young people they serve at their heart. These vibrant communities cultivate creativity, foster integrity, and transform lives.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Closing date 12:00 Friday 3 May 2024

Interview date – TBC and as soon as possibly following closing.  

To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form, also available from our website:

For further details, please contact Emma in HR on 01225 835353 or

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.