Share your passion for swimming and fitness – Uppingham Careers

Share your passion for swimming and fitness

Leisure and Swimming Teaching Assistants

If you have a genuine interest in swimming and lifeguarding and would like to grow and develop a career in the leisure industry, Uppingham School Sports Centre offers a world class environment and welcoming and supportive team.

Described by Lord Coe at its opening as ‘world class’, Uppingham School Sports Centre (USSC) is a dual use facility for both Uppingham School and the local community. Since 2010 we have been growing and increasing access to local residents, sports clubs and external schools. As we continue to increase participation, Leisure Assistants and Assistant Swimming Teachers will play a vital role in ensuring Sports Centre users can enjoy our facilities safely and learn valuable life saving skills.

USSC is managed and run on behalf of the School by Uppingham School Enterprises Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary, and employs c. 40 full- and part-time staff. The centre has a strong team ethos and each member shares a passions for fitness and delivering a first class experience. If you share these values, and have or are willing to work towards a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or teaching qualification we encourage you to explore our available opportunities.

Current sports centre vacancies


  • Swim Teachers at Uppingham School Sports Centre

    Salary: £19.31 per hour | Contracted hours: Part time, to be discussed at interview | Basis: Permanent

    The role Uppingham School Sports Centre is seeking a vibrant and experienced addition to their dedicated Swim School staff on a permanent basis. If you're passionate about teaching swimming and…

  • Operations Manager

    Salary: £33,068 per annum | Contracted hours: Full time, an average of 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends | Basis: Permanent

    This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in managing the operations of a state-of-the-art sports centre at one of the UK’s leading independent schools. Uppingham School Sports…


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.