Mayfield School

Campus Whitehaven, Red Lonning, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8UG

01946 691253


Mayfield School – Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8UG

Salary: £73,903 - £85,605

Start Date – September 2019

Mayfield School is a fabulous, outstanding, LA maintained Special School. In January 2019 we moved into a new, purpose-built school on “Campus Whitehaven” and are co-located alongside and share some services with, a good secondary school. Mayfield School is located between the western fells of the Lake District National Park and the Irish Sea, in an area rich with history and yet with affordable housing.

Mayfield accommodates up to 160 pupils with a variety of significant special educational needs and is oversubscribed. We cater for pupils from early years to the sixth form. Our school aspires to be outward facing and research led.

On the retirement of our current Headteacher, the Governing Body is seeking to appoint an inclusive and compassionate leader who will embrace our ethos and values and have the vision to improve still further our innovative learning community. They will be knowledgeable, skilled and experienced, able to inspire and develop our already excellent staff and amazing students. We are exceedingly proud of our school and will appoint a Headteacher who we will induct, train and support to lead us. Indeed, we are committed to developing leadership skills throughout the school and have a strong focus on CPD.

We welcome applications from suitably qualified senior leaders or headteachers.

For more information about Mayfield School, the post of headteacher, how to arrange a visit and apply, please see the recruitment information pack on our website: www.mayfield.cumbria.sch.uk

Mayfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory references, identity, health and enhanced DBS checks, including the self-declaration check.

Closing date: Thursday 14th March 2019 at noon

Interviews will be held on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th March 2019.

 1 COG covering letter February 2019.pdfDownload
 2 Job Description February 2019.pdfDownload
 3 Person Specification February 2019.pdfDownload
 4 School Context February 2019.pdfDownload
 5 Staff Structure January 2019.pdfDownload
 6 School Improvement Plan 2018 2019.pdfDownload
 7 Improvements Map 2018.pdfDownload
 8 OFSTED report 2018.pdfDownload
 9 Overarching Safeguarding Statement Autumn Term 2018.pdfDownload
 10 Application form.pdfDownload
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