Head of English - Permanent contract from September 2020

East Sussex
Girls (11- 18)
Day
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
Mayfield School

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, well-qualified and inspirational teacher with a proven track record to lead this highly successful Department.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, well-qualified and inspirational teacher with a proven track record to lead this highly successful Department. We are looking for a well-educated English graduate who will encourage a love of literature and inspire creativity in every student. English is a popular and successful subject throughout the School, with girls consistently achieving outstanding results at GCSE and A Level and going on to study at Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.

This role offers the perfect management opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to lead a team of talented and erudite colleagues. The successful candidate should be able to teach English to Oxbridge standard but also be willing and able to teach mixed ability cohorts. This is a thriving and happy department achieving the best for every girl by creating a stimulating and interesting curriculum enriched with a wide variety of extra-curricular activities.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in beautiful East Sussex countryside, yet less than 50 miles from London and 30 miles from Gatwick. 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: Monday 6 April 2020 at 09:00

Interviews will take place in the following week, although candidates may be invited before the closing date.

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information. www.mayfieldgirls.org/vacancies. Alternatively, contact Ms K Brennan Head of HR by e-mail for further details and our requisite application form hr@mayfieldgirls.org.

Further Information

www.mayfieldgirls.org/vacancies

Job Details

  • Location: East Sussex
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 06 April 2020
  • Salary: N/A

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School Details

  • Girls' Boarding: 168 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 357 (118 in Sixth Form)