Head of Netball – Uppingham Careers

Head of Netball

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 6 June 2024, 9:00 am


If you are an inspirational Netball coach who ideally has experience of playing and/or coaching at the highest level, this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of Netball at Uppingham School.

Netball is a hugely popular sport at Uppingham and enjoyed by all girls during the Spring Term. As Head of Netball, you will be responsible for leading, managing and delivering Uppingham’s netball programme, and will have the opportunity to build on excellent foundations and continue to grow the genuine enthusiasm for the game and deliver a strong and nationally regarded netball programme.

You will guide and support our netball teams and coaching staff and ensure that players of all abilities reach their potential, in addition to keeping up to date with developments within the sport so that the netball programme at Uppingham remains progressive.

If you want to work with the very best sports facilities in the country, alongside a world-class sports coaching team, we would be delighted to hear from you.


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 at Uppingham School Sports Centre for children of Uppingham and Maidwell Hall staff
  • 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”

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Thursday 6 June 2024, 9.00am.

Interviews: Week commencing 10 June 2024.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Head of Netball – 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.