Educational and Training Services (ETS) Officer
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Educational and Training Services (ETS) Officer

British Army
Cyprus · East Midlandsand 10 others

Job description

On completion of officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, ETS Officers start their teacher training at Worthy Down, Winchester, where they enroll on the PGCE with Southampton University.

The first assignment will either be at an Army Education Centre or at the Army Foundation College (Harrogate). They will deliver professional development courses, which focus on the development of written and verbal communication skills, problem solving and analytical skills; instructor development, and offer more general advice about education pathways.

Subsequent assignments may be to a different Education Centre, a Phase 1 Establishment, where they will teach recruits, or on more bespoke courses which focus on Leadership development. After six-eight years and completion of the MSc ETS Officers can then progress on to training consultancy roles.

All ETS officers are British Army Officers first, and will have to pass officer selection and then undertake the 44 week, commissioning course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Person requirements

  • Must have a passion for developing people, be able to work independently and as part of a team, be approachable and strength of character.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • In order to enroll on the PGCE with Southampton University, and subsequently be eligible to join the ETS you must hold a degree with honours.

Accepted degree subjects




Fully funded PGCE, PG Dip and MSc; Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) quailifcation


Cyprus · East Midlands · East of England · Germany · Ireland · London · North East England · North West England · South East England · South West England · West Midlands · Yorkshire and the Humber

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 21 per year

To be an ETS Officer, you must first apply as an officer in the British Army. You then have the opportunity to select your trade, when you are at Sandhurst.

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 07/06/2018

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