Head of Religious Studies, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
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
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, well-qualified and inspirational Catholic teacher with a proven track record to lead a highly successful Department. Religious Studies is a core subject at Mayfield: all girls study the subject to GCSE and achieve outstanding results, with a similarly strong performance at A Level.  

The ideal candidate will be someone who is able to encourage and nurture informed and independent thought in every student, and who will make his or her own mark on teaching and learning throughout the School. The successful candidate should be able to teach all year groups up to A Level (and including Oxbridge preparation), and to support and challenge students in an effective and engaging manner.

The RS Department is important and influential in the School; working with colleagues of all disciplines, the Chaplaincy and the Headmistress to promote the ethos of the School and supporting a vibrant, diverse community of boarders and day girls.

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.  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: 9am, Friday 25 January 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing: 28 January 2019

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.




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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
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...