CHAPLAIN – Uppingham Careers


Job details

Contract hours: Full Time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 3 June 2024, 9:00 am


Required from January 2025

Uppingham School is seeking an experienced Chaplain to lead the religious and spiritual life of the school.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role supporting all members of the community in developing their character, beliefs, and practical responses to personal, moral, practical, and existential questions.

Being Chaplain at Uppingham is no easy task. The incumbent needs to have the intellectual and emotional intelligence to create an atmosphere where everyone in our school feels welcome.

Our Chapel is intrinsic to the process of creating our collective spirit of warmth. Being able to gather together five times a week as a whole school is an immense privilege.

More broadly, the Chaplain has a wonderful opportunity to be a key part of our pastoral life. Ultimately, the Chaplain is part of a team who will help young people become the positive change the world needs.

CHAPLAIN – Candidate Information Pack

Please fill out the application form (below) and submit it to

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.