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Assistant Head: Pastoral – Uppingham School



Uppingham are looking for an exceptional individual and leader who has the vision and energy to ensure that Uppingham leads the way in British education.

April or September 2021 | Competitive salary

The essential aim of the role is to ensure that Uppingham provides the highest standard of pastoral care to its 800 pupils, all of whom are full boarders. Pupil welfare is at the heart of the School’s educational purpose and the successful candidate will take responsibility for the effective operation of Uppingham’s pastoral systems to ensure the very best pastoral care provision for its pupils.

A track record of first-rate teaching, whole school pastoral experience, and the ability to build a rapport with pupils and colleagues is vital. Subject specialism is not a consideration.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this post are invited to contact Louisa Barham, Search Consultant, at: or 07770 928537

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 28th October 2020, 10.00am. 

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with a covering letter, addressed to the Headmaster, Dr Richard Maloney, which explains their reasons for applying. There is no need to submit a separate CV.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to RSAcademics’ Operations Manager (Leadership Appointments), Jonathan Barnes at:

Jonathan can also be reached by calling our Head Office on 01858 383163.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 28 October 2020 10.00am
  • Long list interviews during fortnight commencing 2 November 2020
  • Short list interviews towards end of week commencing 16 November 2020