Employment opportunities and volunteering

Current Vacancies

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

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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.
Staff have free use of a quality fitness suite.

Administrative Support Assistant


Job Title: Administrative Support Assistant

Salary: Single Status 4 Points 8 – 10 (£15,820 - £16,482 per annum) pro rata

Deadline for applications: Midday on Friday 1st February 2018

The opportunity has arisen for an Administrative Support Assistant to join our team.  The successful candidate will provide effective administrative support to members of our teaching staff as required.

The post is 37 hours per week, term time only. 

Application form

Job description and Person Specification

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

Teacher of Mathematics
 

Job Title: Teacher of Mathematics

Salary:  MPS to UPS

Start date: September 2018

Deadline for applications:  Midday on 18th February 2018

Are you looking to advance your career in a welcoming and vibrant rural school? We are seeking to recruit an exceptional and enthusiastic Teacher of Mathematics who has the necessary skills and attributes to become an integral part of our excellent mathematics faculty. If you are interested  in working with bright, talented students, you could join a friendly staff committed to providing an outstanding educational experience.

Application Form

Application pack

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