FULL-TIME TEACHER OF DRAMA
Permanent contract from January 2018
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 established practitioner or NQT, 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 assist with a variety of school productions, including contributing to Drama in a boarding environment.
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: Friday 13 October 2017
Interviews will take place on: Thursday 19 October 2017
Drama Department Information
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The School is an equal opportunities employer.
Charity Registration No. 1047503.