Teacher of Art / Art & Photography – Uppingham Careers

Teacher of Art / Art & Photography

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 15 March 2023, 9:00 am


If you are an ECT looking to begin a career in teaching, or a recently qualified teacher looking to broaden your experience, then Uppingham School has an exciting opportunity for a first-rate individual to teach Art, or Art with Photography.

You will join our superbly resourced Art and Design faculty, assuming your teaching post within our award-winning Leonardo Centre where you will teach Art up to and including A level. Ideally, you will teach Fine Art across the school and based on your skills and qualifications you may also teach Photography at A level. This role offers an exceptional opportunity to broaden your teaching experience and facilitate new skills.

You will be a strong and dynamic individual, possessing excellent subject knowledge and a strong academic background. You will demonstrate good classroom management skills and will be capable of building an appropriate rapport with pupils, drawing on a strong set of communication skills. You will maintain a passion for the arts and will demonstrate a commitment to high creative standards in your work.

Accommodation may be available.

In return, Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of staff (subject to change at any time)
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice
  • Occupational Health Services to support staff who have health/medical issues
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Working towards Investors in Diversity

For further details on this role and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Wednesday 15th March 2023, 9.00am.

Interviews: Friday 24th March 2023.

Teacher of Art / Art & Photography – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.