Teacher of Spanish / French

Uppingham School
11 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Uppingham School seeks to appoint a first-rate NQT or experienced Teacher of Spanish and French to teach both languages from ages 13 to 18.

The Modern Languages department consists of thirteen modern language teachers working in a highly collegiate faculty, supported by four permanent language assistants. The department has excellent resources including a purpose built language centre built in 2003, arranges regular exchange and study visits, and has its own extracurricular activities programme.

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 co- curricular programme is exceptionally varied and includes a wide range of sports, CCF, community service and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Each teacher is also attached as a tutor to one of the School’s fifteen boarding houses.

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.

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 (75% discount on day fees). For the right candidate, accommodation may also be available.

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Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 14 March 2018.

Interviews: Monday 19 March 2018.

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.

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