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Teacher of Spanish / French
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.