Staff Vacancies

Biology Teacher – full time from September 2019

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated graduate to prepare and deliver challenging and stimulating Biology lessons throughout the School. The successful candidate will have a good degree in a relevant discipline and possess strong subject knowledge.  The ability to teach another subject to either KS3 or GCSE would be advantageous. The position will suit an NQT (capable of teaching at A Level with training and support) or someone looking for their first move. 

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in 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 excellent in all areas. 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 is: Thursday 16 May 2019 at 16:00
Interviews will take place the following week, although the School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the end of the Spring Term.

Candidate Brief

Application Form

Please contact Mrs Karen Bowles, PA to the Headmistress by e-mail for further details   kbowles@mayfieldgirls.org.

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.

 

Bursar
From December 2019

The Governors invite applications for the post of Bursar and Clerk to the Governors on the retirement of the current Bursar at the end of December 2019.

Mayfield School is a leading Catholic independent boarding and day school for some 400 girls aged 11-18, situated in the East Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London and 40 minutes from Gatwick.  Described by the Independent Schools Inspectorate as "outstanding" and by Country Life as "one of the finest schools in the land", this is a unique opportunity to join a forward-thinking leadership team where you will enjoy being part of a strong community and dynamic school.

You will be a highly-motivated individual, innovative and business minded. As a critical member of the school’s Senior Management Team with responsibility for the financial, operational and business aspects of the school, you will have strong financial acumen although an accounting qualification is not essential. Being of the Catholic faith is not a requirement although you will be expected to have strong empathy with the core values of this warm and welcoming community.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, a strategic and commercial thinker with a proven track record of financial and project management and effective leadership of teams.  The Governors will welcome applicants from both educational and non-educational backgrounds.

The post is available from December 2019, and it is hoped that a meaningful period of handover will be possible for the successful candidate.

Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found at www.rsacademics.com

Interested candidates are invited to contact Nina Lambert to arrange a confidential discussion about the role: NinaLambert@rsacademics.com or call her on 07764 185745 

Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Wednesday 22nd May 2019. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Mayfield School is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The School is an equal opportunities employer.

Charity Registration No. 1047503.

 

Part Time (0.2) Speech & Language Therapist 

We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced part time Speech and Language Therapist to join our dedicated Learning Support Department from September 2019. The successful applicant will support a small number of girls with ASD, in individual or small group sessions helping with social communication skills, as well as liaising with teaching staff to provide strategies to help girls reach their potential. The successful applicant should possess a Qualification in Speech and Language Therapy, as well as membership of HCPC. They will have up to date knowledge of a variety of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, including dyslexia and ASD as well as an understanding of communication difficulties in autism and how they affect their social, emotional and cognitive development and wellbeing.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in the East Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London and 40 minutes from Gatwick.  The School has a tradition of balancing academic achievement and impressive examinations results, with sporting success in national and international competition; encouraging a vibrant and eclectic extra-curricular provision and providing an enviable level of pastoral care.

We offer excellent working conditions in an outstanding environment and an attractive salary package, on Mayfield’s own pay scale, which will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

Closing date for applications:  Friday 17 May 2019 at 09:00 *

Interviews will take place in week commencing: 20 May 2019

 (* Mayfield School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date for applications.)

Candidate Brief

Application Form

For more information please contact Mrs Karen Bowles, PA to the Headmistress by e-mail for further details and our requisite application form kbowles@mayfieldgirls.org.

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.

 

MINIBUS DRIVER and Ad Hoc Drivers required

Hours - Part-time, Monday to Friday, morning and evening, term-time +

Pay rate - £11.77 per hour whilst driving; £9.41 per hour waiting time

We are seeking a friendly, reliable and motivated Minibus Driver to join our existing team who provide safe and secure transport to students. 

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, both written and verbal, a sound knowledge of the local area, be sensible and resourceful, and have a positive and flexible working attitude. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills as they will be representing the School at all times.  A clean driving licence is essential and priority will be given to anyone with a Driver Qualification Card.  Please note that drivers must be over 25 years’ of age to comply with our insurance requirements. 

We are currently looking for a driver to take on a regular run both before and after school in and around the Benenden and Cranbrook area.  In addition to these regular hours drivers have the opportunity to undertake ad hoc journeys e.g. airport runs or School outings, if they wish.

We also looking for drivers who want to work on an ad hoc basis choosing when they want to pick up jobs.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic independent boarding and day school, for girls aged 11 to 18, set in approximately 70 acres of beautiful East Sussex countryside and approximately 15 minutes’ drive from Tunbridge Wells.

For further details please contact by e-mail directly to Mayfield School on HR@mayfieldgirls.org

Job Description

Application Form

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 Reg No:  1047503