Teacher of English, Rutland

Closing date:Expiring soon

Uppingham SchoolRutland

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced Teacher of English to inspire and challenge pupils at one of the leading schools in the UK.

You will play a key role empowering pupils to enjoy English at the highest academic levels, ensuring every child is able to write well, enjoy literature in its many forms, and know how to interpret and analyse text.

Teachers at Uppingham also play a full part in the life of this seven-day week boarding school, by taking on responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching.

If you are a strong, dynamic character with excellent subject knowledge, classroom management skills and the ability to build rapport with pupils we would be delighted to hear from you.

Applications are also welcome from graduates seeking to qualify whilst working.

English is a popular subject at the school. Throughout the year a number of different activities contribute to the enrichment of the pupils’ experience, with writers’ workshops, visits by poets, academics and professional theatre companies, in addition to external visits to Stratford, Leicester and

London. The department is also involved in the production of the annual School magazine ‘1584’ and a satirical review.

In return, Uppingham School offers several benefits such as a pension scheme, a 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme, as well as free membership of the School’s dual-use Sports Centre and a school fee discount scheme for children of staff. Staff accommodation may be available.

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

Closing date: Monday 21st January 2019, 9.00am.

Interviews: Thursday 31st January 2019.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Uppingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
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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Uppingham School is a mixed, Church of England independent secondary school with sixth form and boarding, located in Leicestershire. The secondary school, situated in Uppingham has approximately 791 students on record.

Uppingham School was founded in...