Teacher of PE
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Contract hours: Full time
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Closing date: 8 May 2023, 9:00 am
Uppingham School is seeking a highly motivated PE Teacher to join their thriving PE Department from September 2023.
You will provide high-quality PE teaching to students, teaching across a wide range of sports and a varied co-curricular programme. You will also be assigned as a tutor to one of our fifteen boarding houses, providing pastoral support and guidance to our students.
You will be a strong and dynamic individual with a good degree, excellent subject knowledge and a track record of outstanding teaching. You will possess good classroom management skills and will be capable of building an appropriate rapport with pupils. The ability to communicate well and work as part of a team is essential, as is a well-developed pastoral instinct.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is looking to develop their skills and gain valuable experience within a prestigious, seven-day week boarding school.
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
- Death in service cover with a lump sum of twice annual salary
- Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual admin fee) – Free staff lunches in term-time
- School fee day place discount for children of staff
- Retail and restaurant discounts, via Westfield platform
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free annual influenza jabs
- Westfield health care package
- Recognised as a ‘Disability Confident’ employer
- Recognised as a ‘Mindful’ employer
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.