Teacher of Art, Uppingham

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Uppingham SchoolUppingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Opportunity for a first-rate teacher of Art to join a creative and ambitious department within an award winning centre with outstanding facilities.

The person appointed will be a strong, dynamic character with excellent subject knowledge, a good degree, good classroom management skills, a track record of excellent teaching and an appropriate rapport with pupils. The abilities to communicate well and work as part of a

team are essential. The successful candidate will have high personal and professional standards, with well developed pastoral instincts.  Ideally candidates will be from a Fine Art background.

This position could equally suit an NQT or an experienced teacher. Teachers at Uppingham play a full part in the life of this seven-day week boarding school, by taking on responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching.

The Art Department promotes creative and ambitious work in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography & film, architecture, textiles & fashion, and conceptual art and is situated in the Leonardo Centre, sharing a wide range of outstanding facilities with the Design and Technology (DT) Department. The diversity and high standards of the Art Department are achieved with the support of exhibitions, regular trips and visits by artists and designers, seminars and competitions.

For further details about the role, the School and Art at Uppingham please download the attached application pack.

Accommodation may be available.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Director of the Leonardo Centre,

Stuart Jarvis, (01572 820760 or snj@uppingham.co.uk).

Applications should reach the School by 9.00 am on Wednesday 15 November 2017. Interviews will be held on Thursday 23 November 2017.

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 DBS.

Application pack – downloads




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire, LE15 9QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1572 822216
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