3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

TLR 2a - £3,212 (in addition to MPS/UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Mayfield School seeks to appoint an outstanding, passionate and dynamic Assistant Head of House.

The full list of duties can be found in the attached job description.

What the school offers its staff

Mayfield School is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local community. We are one of the first single-site, all-through maintained schools in the country, which we believe provides us with a unique opportunity to improve and shape the lives of all students (Year R – Year 11) in our community. We strive for all students of Mayfield School to receive a high quality education, in a safe environment where all children are valued, supported, inspired and future ready!

We are afriendly, vibrantschool with high standards and expectations. We pride ourselves on the positive relationships we foster, knowing every young person as an individual and challenging each of them to have the highest possible aspirations through our ambitious and inclusive curriculum. Our ambition is to build on our excellent pastoral care with high standards and expectations so that young people are able to flourish and to achieve their very best.

Mayfield School started a new era with the opening of ourbrand new state-of-the-art building in 2021. This has provided our school community with new facilities, such as a large sports hall, new drama rooms, new assembly hall, a large canteen and café area.

Mayfield School is currently embarking on a rapid school improvement journey with the support of Salterns Academy Trust.

Mayfield School Employee Benefits:

  • A supportive ethos and concern for wellbeing of all colleagues
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • Employer contribution to the Local Government (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to an Occupational Health provider
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference to the benefit of pupils and their local community.
  • An exciting and vibrant environment in which to work.
  • A fantastic community of parents and children who deserve the best.
  • A highly skilled and driven team of committed teachers and support staff to work with.

‘There is a well-planned programme of continuing professional development (CPD) which is tailored to the needs of the individual members of staff’

‘There is generally a calm and orderly atmosphere around the school, both in and out of lessons.’

Ofsted, November 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

Mayfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. New members of staff will be required to apply for Disclosure Service certification as part of the School's staff recruitment process. Under the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1075, applicants for teaching posts are among those who are not entitled to withhold information about any previous criminal conviction.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Mayfield School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
School size
1474 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Mayfield School is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local community. We are one of the first single-site, all-through maintained schools in the country, which we believe provides us with a unique opportunity to improve and shape the lives of all students (Year R – Year 11) in our community. We strive for all students of Mayfield School to receive a high quality education, in a safe environment where all children are valued, supported, inspired and future ready!

We are a friendly, vibrant school with high standards and expectations. We pride ourselves on the positive relationships we foster, knowing every young person as an individual and challenging each of them to have the highest possible aspirations through our ambitious and inclusive curriculum. Our ambition is to build on our excellent pastoral care with high standards and expectations so that young people are able to flourish and to achieve their very best.

Mayfield School started a new era with the opening of our brand new state-of-the-art building in 2021. This has provided our school community with new facilities, such as a large sports hall, new drama rooms, new assembly hall, a large canteen and café area.

Mayfield School is currently embarking on a rapid school improvement journey with the support of Salterns Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Mayfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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