Head of English, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, well-qualified and inspirational teacher with a proven track record to lead this highly successful Department. We are looking for a well-educated English graduate who will encourage a love of literature and inspire creativity in every student.  English is a popular and successful subject throughout the School, with girls consistently achieving outstanding results at GCSE and A Level and going on to study at Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.  

This role offers the perfect management opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to lead a team of talented and erudite colleagues. The successful candidate should be able to teach English to Oxbridge standard but also be willing and able to teach mixed ability cohorts. This is a thriving and happy department achieving the best for every girl by creating a stimulating and interesting curriculum enriched with a wide variety of extra-curricular activities.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in beautiful East Sussex countryside, yet less than 50 miles from London and 30 miles from Gatwick.  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: 9am, Monday 6 April 2020

Interviews will take place in the following week, although candidates may be invited before the closing date

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information. www.mayfieldgirls.org/vacancies.  Alternatively, contact Ms K  Brennan Head of HR by e-mail for further details and our requisite application form.  hr@mayfieldgirls.org

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.



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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