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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 9:04am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full time position

Contract type

Permanent

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

Specific Duties in addition to those of a class teacher

  • To promote effective teaching and learning practice by modelling, CPD, team teaching, sharing resources and reading materials;
  • To keep fully up to date with current practice by reading widely and personal CPD;
  • To maintain a high quality of teaching practice at all times so that it is continually recognized as offering a model of excellent practice;
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for designated staff;
  • Organise joint planning sessions within a year group or subject area;
  • Contribute to whole school INSET opportunities;
  • Develop and lead training programmes for particular groups of staff, e.g. Ebacc teachers;
  • Make a significant contribution to the design of subject policies, schemes of work and the development of new courses;
  • Support the Leadership Team in monitoring the teaching profile within the school 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 to be agreed with the Head of Seniors.

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

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.

In line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, the school will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

New members of staff will be required to apply for Disclosure Service certification as part of the School’s staff recruitment process. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service is available from the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs. 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.

Safer Recruitment Mayfield School and Portsmouth Local Authority are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required.

Data Protection Act 1998 You should be aware that the information you have provided will be stored on Portsmouth City Councils secure recruitment database and will only be used to process your application. It will not be passed to any other organisation.

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.

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About Mayfield School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
School size
1474 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Phone number
02392 693432

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 hollis@mayfield.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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