Teacher of Music, East Sussex

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Mayfield SchoolEast Sussex

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Start date: Permanent contract for 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 seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational Teacher of Music who will continue to build on the strong tradition and reputation of Music at Mayfield. 

Music plays an important part in the life of the School. In addition to academic music, almost half of our girls receive instrumental tuition or are involved in School music. Our Schola Cantorum is highly renowned and has recently performed at Westminster Abbey and Cathedral, and St Paul’s Cathedral. The School hosts the biennial Mayfield Festival and the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition.  We are proud of the number of girls who go on to study or be involved in music at university. 

As well as being a personable, dynamic and accomplished musician, the successful candidate will have experience teaching across KS3, KS4 and KS5, and will be enthusiastic about helping develop the extra-curricular provision of the Department. This position would suit an NQT, but applications are welcome from more experienced teachers. 

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, as well as a competitive salary package. All staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School and accommodation may be available.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 6 April 2018

Interviews: w/c 16 April 2018 although we may invite applicants sooner if exceptional.

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 e-mail 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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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...