Teacher of Drama, East Sussex

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Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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Start date: Permanent contract from September 2018
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: Yes

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Drama graduate with experience of academic and extra-curricular Drama, to work alongside and support the Head of Department at this exciting time in the School’s development. Mayfield has an excellent reputation for Creativity and Performing Arts: Drama is a popular and successful subject throughout the School, with girls achieving outstanding GCSE and A Level results. 

Drama has traditionally been an important subject in the School. The ideal candidate will be an NQT or someone looking for their first move, who is able to encourage and nurture creativity in every student. Experience of professional theatre and performance would be an advantage, as would some technical expertise, such as costume, lighting and stage management. The successful candidate will play a key role in the provision of extra-curricular Drama, including contributing to Drama in a boarding environment and assisting with a variety of school productions.

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.  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."  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: 9.30am, Monday 19 February 2018

Interviews will take place: w/c 26 February 2018

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. kbowles@mayfieldgirls.org

Outstanding Inspection Report in October 2012. 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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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...