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Job details
Employer Mayfield School
Location East Sussex
Salary Own salary scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required from January 2018

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Drama graduate with experience of academic and extra-curricular Drama, to work alongside and support the Head of Department at this exciting time in the School’s development. Mayfield has an excellent reputation for Creativity and Performing Arts: Drama is a popular and successful subject throughout the School, with girls achieving outstanding GCSE and A Level results. 

Drama has traditionally been an important subject in the School. The ideal candidate will be an established practitioner or NQT, able to encourage and nurture creativity in every student. Experience of professional theatre and performance would be an advantage, as would some technical expertise, such as costume, lighting and stage management. The successful candidate will assist with a variety of school productions, including contributing to Drama in a boarding environment.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in the beautiful East Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London and 40 minutes from Gatwick.  Our latest ISI inspection report states that the quality of education at Mayfield is "outstanding" and was described by Country Life magazine as "one of the finest schools in the land."  The School has a tradition of academic achievement with impressive GCSE and A Level results, a vibrant and eclectic extra-curricular provision and an enviable reputation for pastoral care.

We offer excellent working conditions in an outstanding environment. Mayfield has its own salary scale and the salary package for this position will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. All staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School. Accommodation may be available.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 October 2017

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 19 October 2017

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information. Alternatively, contact Mrs Karen Bowles, PA to the Headmistress by email for further details and our requisite application form.

Outstanding Inspection Report in October 2012. Excellent in every area.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. 

Charity Registration No. 1047503.

Catholic Independent Boarding & Day School for girls • (11-18 years)  • GSA CISC BSA

About the employer

At Mayfield School we aim to educate the student’s mind, soul, heart and body in partnership with parents, so that each individual may develop: inner confidence, an unshakeable framework of spiritual values, strong moral principles, a deep capacity f...

Information about Mayfield School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

The Old Palace
East Sussex
TN20 6PH
United Kingdom
+44 1435 872627