Catholic Lay Chaplain, East Sussex

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Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mayfield has its own salary scale and the salary package for this position will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Accommodation is provided as this is a residential post.
Contract term: Permanent

This is an enviable opportunity to lead a successful and innovative Chaplaincy team in a nurturing yet forward thinking School community. We are seeking a full time practising Catholic Lay Chaplain to support girls and staff on their faith journeys, and to lead our extensive community outreach programme.  A good grounding in Theology is essential as is experience and enthusiasm for working with young people.

Founded by Society of the Holy Child Jesus in 1872, Mayfield’s ethos continues to be inspired by the charism of The Venerable Cornelia Connelly who is buried in our Chapel. Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in beautiful East Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London and 40 minutes from Gatwick.  The School is a diverse and inclusive community with 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 with outstanding Chaplaincy provision.

Mayfield has its own salary scale and the salary package for this position will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Accommodation is provided as this is a residential post.

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 by emailing 

Closing date for applications is: Monday 2 September 2019 at 09:00 although the School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

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.  

Consistently outstanding Inspection Reports.  Excellent in every area in October 2018.

Charity Registration No. 1047503.

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More about Mayfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: The Old Palace, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6PH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1435 874600
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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...