Year 3 Teacher – Uppingham Careers

Year 3 Teacher

Job details

Contract hours: Full Time
Basis: Fixed-term, maternity cover
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Maidwell
Closing date: 2 June 2023, 9:00 am


Maidwell Hall is looking for an exceptional individual to join the school as a Year 3 Teacher.

Your role will involve teaching and managing pupils primarily in Year 3, ensuring their continued academic progress and personal development. You will plan and deliver an engaging curriculum that encourages children to take pride in their work and allows them to thrive. In addition to your teaching duties, you will participate and organise co-curricular and after-school activities whilst also undertaking an evening duty each week in the Boarding House.

You will be a qualified teacher with a genuine passion for learning. You will possess strong verbal and written communication skills that will enable you to effectively engage with students, parents, and colleagues. You will demonstrate excellent classroom practice, with an ability to motivate and encourage pupils across different ages and abilities. You will also exhibit a thorough knowledge and experience of using a wide range of teaching and learning strategies (including successful use of differentiated material). Prior experience in a preparatory school setting would be advantageous.

This is a fixed-term maternity cover position, initially for two terms from September 2023-April 2024. There may be the opportunity for the right candidate to extend the position to a permanent one.


As part of the Uppingham group of schools, Maidwell Hall can offer you:

  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of Maidwell staff.
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Working towards Investors in Diversity

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

The closing date for applications is Friday 2 June 2023

The Uppingham group of schools 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 DBS.

Year 3 Teacher – Candidate Information Pack

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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.

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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.