27 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR 1 - 6 (£28,000 to £38,810) or UPR (£40,625 to £43,685) + TLR 2c (£7,368)

Additional allowances

TLR 2c (£7,368)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • In consultation with the subject leader, lead and manage designated aspects of subject areas;
  • Ensure that subject staff share planning and materials;
  • Ensure that the subject rooms are safe and that the atmosphere around the area and it’s immediate environs is conducive to learning;
  • Create displays which stimulate pupils’ interest and promote the school ethos;
  • Chair subject meetings as required;
  • Contribute to INSET opportunities;
  • Oversee the development and design of designated subject policies, schemes of work and the development of new courses;
  • Monitor the teaching profile within the subject area and provide support as necessary;
  • Liaise with other teams to provided targeted support for individuals and groups;
  • Organise and provide after school/weekend and holiday revision sessions as necessary;
  • To keep up-to-date with national and local developments in teaching and be fully involved in planning for future developments;
  • To work within the precepts of the National Curriculum;
  • To oversee relevant cost centres and ensure that at all times the school secures “best value”;
  • Undertake a maximum teaching commitment of 40/50 lessons per fortnight;

What the school offers its staff

Our school is a very special place where pupils, staff and governors work in a community where we aim to be Ready, Respectful, Resilient, Responsible, Resourceful and Reflective every day. This could be the start of your Mayfield journey.

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 join together for an educational purpose, to improve and shape the lives of the children (Year R – Year 11) in our learning community. Our school operates as an all-through school with a single vision, set of values, staff, and Governing Body.

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 and much more besides. 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.

Further details about the role

  • To actively promote the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and observe the standard of conduct which prevents discrimination taking place
  • To maintain awareness of and commitment to the School’s Equal Opportunity Policies in relation to both employment and service delivery
  • To fully comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 etc, the School’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work
  • At the discretion of the Head Teacher, such other activities as may from time to time be agreed consistent with the nature of the job described above

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 hollis@mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk

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About Mayfield School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
School size
1460 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Phone number
02392 693432

Mayfield is a very successful and heavily oversubscribed school in the north of Portsmouth City. We are one of the first state, single-site, ‘all through’ schools in the country. We operate an “Outstanding” Pre-School and Nursery with reduced fees and preferential access for Mayfield staff. We have been successful in our bid to receive ‘Priority School Building’ funding which will result in the construction of a multi-million, ‘state of the art’ new build on the current school site which is due to open in summer 2021. All staff members have the opportunity to work across all sections of the school depending on their interest, skills and experience. Mayfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to criminal records bureau checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Arranging a visit to Mayfield School

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

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