HR Manager, East Sussex

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Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Full-time and immediate start

Mayfield is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Human Resources Manager to take responsibility for all aspects of HR within the School. This is a full-time position working closely with the Bursar and Headmistress to provide wide and varied HR advice and support. 

Ideally, the successful candidate will be CIPD qualified with proven experience in a broad range of HR disciplines. Current knowledge of employment law and compliance is essential and familiarity with producing a variety of contracts highly desirable.  Appreciation of the ethos of the School and experience of working in an educational environment would be an advantage. 

Mayfield is a Catholic independent boarding and day School for 375 girls aged 11-18 years, set in 75 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London, 40 minutes from Gatwick and 15 minutes from the charming historic town of Tunbridge Wells.  Our latest ISI inspection report states that the quality of education at Mayfield is "outstanding" and was described by Country Life magazine as "one of the finest schools in the land."  

We offer excellent working conditions and an attractive salary package reflecting the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

An application form and job description/person specification for this position can be found via the following link to the School’s website: Alternatively, please request an information pack via

Closing date for applications: Friday 27 October 2017

Interviews will be held week commencing 6 November 2017

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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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...