Employment Opportunities at Mayfield

Science Laboratory Technician (Physics)
from September 2020

We are seeking an experienced Science Laboratory Technician to provide technician services to the Science Department, with a particular focus on Physics in KS4 and KS5 and General Science in KS3. The successful candidate would work with members of the Physics Department to provide subject specific support for all lessons within the Department on a daily basis. They will also work with colleagues in the wider Science Department.

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. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 3 August at 09:00, although the School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to this date.

Please contact Kelly Brennan, HR Manager by e-mail for further details HR@mayfieldgirls.org.

Candidate BriefApplication 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 Registration No. 1047503.


On-Call Nurse

We are looking for a RGN to join our School Health Centre to support the delivery of healthcare in the School.  Reporting to the Senior Nurse, the successful applicant will work predominantly on an on-call basis outside of normal School hours but will spend at least half a day every week working within our Health Centre building relationships with both staff and pupils.  Whilst on-call the Nurse will be expected to provide guidance to Boarding Staff and to attend School when required.

Applicants will have a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience. They will be flexible, adaptable and pro-active with a genuine interest in the issues that affect children. Applicants should demonstrate an aptitude for building trust and confidence amongst others and be calm under pressure.

This position is term-time only (33 weeks per year) with salary dependent on experience. Candidates should be aware that this role requires night and weekend working on-call.  This position is initially available on a fixed term contract basis with the possibility of this being extended for the right candidate.

Mayfield School is a Catholic independent boarding and day School for 400 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 charming historic town of Tunbridge Wells. 

Closing date for applications: 09:00 on 10 August 2020

Interviews will take place in week commencing 10 August 2020


In the event of any questions, please contact the HR Manager, at hr@mayfieldgirls.org.


Job DescriptionApplication 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 Registration No. 1047503.


Minibus Drive 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 before and after school. 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 are also looking for a driver to take on an evening only run.  We would also welcome applications from drivers interested in ad hoc work only.

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.

Further details and an application form are available on our website: www.mayfielgirls.org, alternatively, please e-mail  Mayfield School directly on HR@mayfieldgirls.org

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 Registration No. 1047503.

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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.