Uplands building

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 enhanced DBS clearance.


Head of Science

  • Salary: MPS (currently £22,244 - £37,871 plus TLR 1c (currently £10,972 per annum), according to relevant skills and experience of the applicant and subject to any national pay review
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time
  • Deadline for applications: midday on Thursday 30 June 2016
  • Start Date: 1st January 2017

Are you looking to further your career in a friendly and vibrant rural school? We are seeking to recruit an outstanding and motivated Head of Science who is able to provide the vision and strategic leadership for our excellent science faculty. You will join a team of ambitious middle leaders who are committed to providing an outstanding educational experience for all our students.

As members of the Teacher Development Trust, Uplands is a college that is committed to staff development, where individual needs are supported through a variety of development opportunities including formal and informal workshops, coaching sessions and lesson study. The Heads of Faculty work closely with the Teaching and Learning team and collaborate to develop and refine teaching and assessment across the college. They play a key role in facilitating the CPD of the teachers in their teams and the ideal candidate will be able to inspire and motivate others.

Uplands Community College is a few miles outside Tunbridge Wells and on the main line from London by rail. It is within 17 miles of the Sussex coast and Maidstone and a 50-minute commute from South London by car.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, in line with our policies and procedures. Appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and we will request references before interview.

Applications should be returned to Mrs D. Atkinson Marketing and HR Officer d.atkinson@uplandscc.com by midday on Thursday 30 June 2016. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

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Recreation Assistant/Fitness Instructor

  • Salary: Single Status 2 (currently £13,982 per annum) pro rata with extra bonuses for personal training and classes
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: up to 20 hours per week
  • Deadline for applications: midday on Wednesday 29 June 2016
  • Start Date: 1st September 2016

The opportunity has arisen to join our Sports Centre as a Recreation Assistant/Fitness Instructor.

Uplands Community College is a few miles outside Tunbridge Wells and on the main line from London by rail. It is within 17 miles of the Sussex coast and Maidstone and a 50-minute commute from South London by car.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, in line with our policies and procedures. Appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and we will request references before interview. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

To apply for this position please download an application form. Applications should be returned to Mrs D. Atkinson Marketing and HR Officer d.atkinson@uplandscc.com by midday on Wednesday 29 June 2016. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

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