Head of Chemistry, East Sussex

Closing date:

Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: We offer excellent working conditions in an outstanding environment and an attractive salary package, on Mayfield’s own pay scale, which will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, well-qualified and inspirational teacher with a proven track record to lead this highly successful Department. Chemistry is one of our most popular subjects at A Level, and girls achieve outstanding GCSE and A Level results.  

Candidates should be keen to encourage creativity, helping every girl to become confident and successful in Chemistry, and will be able to make their own mark on teaching and learning through the School. The successful candidate should be able to teach all year groups up to A Level (and including Oxbridge preparation). The ability to teach an additional Science subject to at least KS3 would be advantageous.

This is a thriving, well-resourced Department, based in a custom built Science Block and supported by a team of well-qualified Technicians.

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.  Our latest ISI inspection report states that the quality of education at Mayfield is excellent in all areas. 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.

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information www.mayfieldgirls.org/vacancies Alternatively, contact Mrs Karen Bowles, PA to the Headmistress by email for further details and our requisite application form by emailing  kbowles@mayfieldgirls.org 

Closing date for applications: Friday 19 April 2019 @ 09:00

Interviews will take place that week, although the School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the end of the Spring Term.

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.



More about Mayfield School
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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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1435 874600
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