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Job details
Employer Mayfield School
Location East Sussex
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Part-time: approx. 20-25 hours per week

Mayfield is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Learning Support Assistant to assist with a Year 9 pupil who will be joining the School in September 2017. The pupil is hearing impaired, so recent experience and a genuine passion for working with this type of special educational need, on a 1:1 basis, is preferred. 

The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Head of Learning Support and subject teachers, to ensure that the pupil accesses the information required to achieve her full potential academically and is fully included in all aspects of School life.  

This is a part-time, term-time only position, comprising approximately 20 to 25 working hours per week and funded by the Local Education Authority. 

Mayfield is a Catholic independent boarding and day School for 360 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 historic town of Tunbridge Wells.  Our latest ISI inspection report states that the quality of education at Mayfield is "outstanding" and the School was described by Country Life magazine as "one of the finest schools in the land."   

Closing date for applications: Thursday 29 June 2017 @ 17:00

Interviews will be held week commencing 3 July 2017

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 contact Mrs Karen Bowles, PA to the Headmistress, at 

Outstanding latest 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.

Catholic Independent Boarding & Day School for girls (11-18 years) 


Charity Registration No. 1047503.

Mayfield School
  The Old Palace,
  East Sussex,
  TN20 6PH
  Telephone: 01435 874600 

About the employer

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...

Information about Mayfield School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

The Old Palace
East Sussex
TN20 6PH
United Kingdom
+44 1435 872627