Teacher of English – Uppingham Careers

Teacher of English

Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 28 February 2024, 9:00 am


Uppingham School is currently seeking to appoint a first-rate teacher of English from September 2024.

You will teach English to our motivated and talented students at all levels across the school. Beyond classroom teaching, teachers at Uppingham play a full part in the life of this seven-day week boarding school, taking on additional responsibilities and serving as tutors within our fifteen boarding houses.

The person appointed will be a strong, dynamic character with excellent subject

knowledge, a good degree and good classroom management skills. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of excellent teaching and building positive relationships with students. The abilities to communicate well and work as part of a team are essential.

Whether you’re an experienced teacher looking to expand your expertise within a large department or an ECT embarking on your teaching journey, this position offers an opportunity for professional growth and development. If you uphold high personal and professional standards and possess a genuine commitment to pastoral care, we encourage you to apply.

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 the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children at local Nursery
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

Teacher of English – Candidate Information Pack

Please fill out the application form (below) and submit it to Recruitment@uppingham.co.uk

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.