Head of Outdoor Education, Duke of Edinburgh Manager and CCF SSI

Closing Date: 16 February 2024 Telephone: 01189402455
Email: jobs@shiplake.org.uk
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm, all year round

Competitive salary depending on experience plus benefits

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic colleague who shares our vision of outdoor education as a vocation, which provides pupils with a lifelong love of the outdoors, a colleague who will seize this exciting opportunity to work at Shiplake College.

The successful candidate will join and support a forward-thinking CCF contingent (68 cadets) as their SSI and support a larger Duke of Edinburgh Team. They will also lead on outdoor education initiatives as part of the wider school’s commitment to outdoor education through the games programme.

You will have excellent leadership and administrative skills, experience of running DofE expeditions and be an active member of a CCF or ACF (or tri-Service equivalent), or have recently served as a SNCO in the Armed Forces.

Shiplake College offers a beautiful working environment, supportive colleagues, a contributory pension scheme and excellent free lunches. Staff are encouraged to make use of the on-site gym facilities and open-air swimming pool, during the summer months, alongside the opportunity to make the most of our riverside location.

Please visit our website to learn more about the College, our community and our values.

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 16 February 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing 19 February 2024

A candidate pack and application form can be obtained from

www.shiplake.org.uk/vacancies

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Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shiplake College is also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.