Employment opportunities and volunteering

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.

Uplands is a highly successful mixed 11-18 comprehensive (nor 869, including 176 in the Sixth Form).

OFSTED, April 2017 – We are pleased to report that following our visit from OFSTED, we have received a letter confirming that we have maintained the good quality of education at Uplands since our last inspection.  The inspectors found that the “leadership team continue to strive to provide the best possible education for each pupil” and that we “are well supported by the staff and a dedicated and well-informed governing body”.  They found parents to be “positive in their comments” and referred to one parent who said, “I am impressed by the caring and supportive nature of the staff”.


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.

Cleaners - Uplands’ Childcare

Job Title: Cleaner
Salary:
 Single Status Grade 1, Point 2 (£13,797 per annum, pro-rata)

Contract: Permanent
Hours: 10 hours per week

We are seeking to recruit a part-time cleaner to work in our childcare facility.  The post is for 10 hours per week, after 6 pm.

Deadline for applications is midday on Wednesday 12th July.

Application Form

Please return completed application forms to d.atkinson@uplandscc.com or post to:
Mrs D. Atkinson
HR and Office Manager
Uplands Community College
Lower High Street
Wadhurst
East Sussex
TN5 6AZ

Individual Needs Assistant

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Individual Needs Assistant to support a specific student with Special Educational Needs in the classroom. Experience of working in a school environment would be advantageous but not essential, as training will be given.

The post is for 25 hours per week, 5 hours per day (Mon – Fri) term time only, but we would consider applications for a minimum of 20 hours per week. As the funding for this role is linked to a specific student, the role will only exist for the duration of their attendance here.

The salary will be within the Single Status Grade 3 points 5-7 (£14,288 - £15,074), pro rata.

Closing date for applications: midday on Tuesday 4th July 2017.

Application form

Job description

Please return completed application forms to d.atkinson@uplandscc.com or post to:
Mrs D. Atkinson
HR and Office Manager
Uplands Community College
Lower High Street
Wadhurst
East Sussex
TN5 6AZ

Examinations Invigilators

Job Title: Examinations Invigilator
Salary:
 Single Status Grade 4, Point 9
Contract: Claims only
Hours: casual

Required for internal and external public examination seasons. 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 examination, and collecting and checking papers when the examination is finished.

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

Job Description
Person Specification

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

Please return completed application forms to d.atkinson@uplandscc.com or post to:
Mrs D. Atkinson
HR and Office Manager
Uplands Community College
Lower High Street
Wadhurst
East Sussex
TN5 6AZ