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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 9:04am

  • Date listed

    18 May 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)

Additional allowances

TLR 1b (£10,714)

What skills and experience we're looking for

As an inspirational innovative leader, you will work with the senior leadership team of the school to drive the vision and strategic direction of the English Department in the seniors. You will empower and motivate staff in the department as well as the pupils to ensure excellence in learning and teaching and the continued rapid improvement of the subject. Aligning to the culture and ethos of the school, you will provide a child-centred approach to education, an engaging curriculum and will inspire a sense of collective purpose, with high aspirations for pupils and staff. You will work collaboratively with parents, the head of seniors, the Local Authority and other schools within and beyond Portsmouth to develop a dynamic learning partnership, acting as a positive role model and advocate for the school and the subject.

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.

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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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