Staff and student

Current Vacancies

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to references and DBS clearance.


Teacher of History
(0.6 fte fixed term contract to cover maternity leave)
There is a possible Head of History position (TLR 2b) for the right candidate.
Until 22nd July 2015

We require a well-motivated and enthusiastic History Teacher to join an established, friendly and supportive faculty. Our subjects are popular, well-resourced and successful throughout the school. The successful candidate will be highly professional, energetic and ambitious; have a positive behaviour management style; be keen to work as part of a team and have a strong commitment to inclusive teaching. Responsibility and recruitment allowance considered for an exceptional candidate. NQTs are welcome to apply.

The post is 0.6 fte and the pay range is between £21,804 and £37,124 (pro rata) according to relevant skills and experience of the applicant and subject to any national pay review.

Uplands is a highly successful mixed 11-18 comprehensive [nor 902, including 186 in the Sixth Form]. OFSTED, July '13 - 'Staff are extremely positive about the school's refreshed direction under the new headteacher'. 'The school is purposeful and teaching is good overall, with some that is outstanding'.

Wadhurst is situated 15 minutes south of Tunbridge Wells and 45 minutes from Eastbourne, as well as excellent mainline train links to the coast and London.

Uplands is a Specialist Science and Arts College.
Staff have free use of a quality fitness suite.
Closing date: midday Wednesday 1st October 2014

Form Tutor Job Description
Teaching Pre UPS
Teaching Post UPS
Letter to Applicant

Further details can be obtained from Sophie Hanson, Director of Finance, Business & Administration.

Application form (pdf version)
Application form (Microsoft Word version)


Part Time Examination Invigilators - Claims Only Contract

Required for internal and external public examination seasons. Salary will be Single Status Grade 4, Point 9 (£7.95 per hour). The duties will be:

  • To maintain security in the examination room.
  • To ensure that candidates have the correct materials, sufficient paper etc.
  • To support the welfare of candidates should any be distressed or need non- academic assistance.
  • To assist with setting up the examination room prior to the exam, and collecting and checking papers when the exam is finished.

Exam Invigilators will be responsible for the examination room and the return of scripts to the Examination Officer.

Job Description
Person Specification

Application form (pdf version)
Application form (Microsoft Word version)