Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    27 February 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - From 27th February 2023

Pay scale

MPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an individual who has:

  • A commitment to the teaching of Geography;
  • Outstanding teaching skills and an understanding of how children learn;
  • Exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • A belief that every child can succeed and the determination to help each child fulfil their potential;
  • The ability, imagination and drive to enrich Geo across the college to ensure high quality provision and participation.

What the school offers its staff

UCC is a great place to work, develop and grow. Our vision as a school is simple: "Everyone at UCC thrives in their learning, achievement and development" This applies to everyone in our school community and therefore a central strategy for us is to provide the conditions in which our staff can thrive in all aspects of their role in school. Considering this, we are serious about developing our staff and investing in their professional development. The approach we take is embodied by the following quote: “Train your staff so they are able to leave, treat them so they want to stay”. UCC performance The educational performance of UCC is very strong. Every year we achieve outcomes for our students that are significantly higher than the national averages. In 2018 and 2019, our Progress 8 scores classified us as ‘Above Average’, meaning that our students made very good progress in their education whilst at UCC. We are also equally proud of our inclusive ethos. We are passionate about our core values and we are just as focussed on our students becoming respectful, honest and kind human beings as we are about the examination outcomes they achieve. We are classified by Ofsted as a Good school. However, we are not motivated by the inspection framework, nor are we overly focussed on the accountability measures for schools. Instead, we work incredibly hard at building a strong team ethos, setting our expectations extremely high with our challenging curriculum, teaching students really well and caring for them in a compassionate manner. We believe if each of these areas are delivered to a consistently high standard then the outcomes our students achieve will be superb.

Commitment to safeguarding

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts are subject to DBS checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to kendrick_j@ucc.rutland.sch.uk

Download an application form - 2.31 MB

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Uppingham Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
888 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01572823631

Our core values as a school are: Respect, Honesty and Kindness. Everything we do is based upon these simple principles. Our students consistently achieve excellent GCSE outcomes and we are very proud of our holistic approach to developing respectful and responsible young people who are ready for life in our ever changing world.

Arranging a visit to Uppingham Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kendrick_j@ucc.rutland.sch.uk.

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