Head of Sixth Form, East Sussex

Closing date:

Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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

Following the current Post Holder’s retirement, Mayfield is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic individual with management and boarding experience to join a forward-thinking SMT in a one of England’s leading Catholic Schools. Taking an active role in the strategic planning of the School, she or he will be responsible for leading the Sixth Form at an exciting time in the School’s history. 

The ideal candidate would have experience working in a Sixth Form environment a commitment to the education of girls and the ethos of the School. She or he will work closely with the Headmistress and senior colleagues to realise the strategic vision for the Sixth Form, including overseeing the balance between our impressive academic provision and the wider pastoral and co-curricular life of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in all aspects of Mayfield life, including teaching a reduced academic timetable. [Most curriculum subjects will be considered and accommodation is available.] 

We offer excellent working conditions and an attractive salary package, on Mayfield’s own scale, which will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The School is committed to on-going professional development and this post offers the opportunity for further career advancement in due course.

Mayfield is situated in the beautiful East Sussex countryside outside Royal Tunbridge Wells, 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 co-curricular provision and an enviable reputation for pastoral care.

Closing date for applications: 16 November 2018

Interviews will be held: week beginning 19 November 2018

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information and our requisite application form: www.mayfieldgirls.org/vacancies. If you require any further information, please contact Kelly Brennan, HR Manager at: hr@mayfieldgirls.org.

Outstanding Inspection Report. 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



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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...