Mayfield School

Moresby Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8TU

01946 691253



CLASS TEACHER POSTS – required for September 2018

3 x Full Time, Permanent Contract

2 x Full Time, Fixed term - 1 year contract

Part time PPA cover teachers, Fixed term - 1 year contracts


1 x Maternity cover - Key stage 3/4 – 4th June – 21st December 2018


The Governors are seeking excellent teachers to join our outstanding team. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to raising standards and improving outcomes for pupils with SEND.

It is expected that by the end of autumn term 2018, the school will move onto Campus Whitehaven and into a new purpose built Mayfield School.

The vacancies are as a result of increasing pupil numbers and new opportunities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a small class group. They must also

 Be a resilient, dynamic and innovative class teacher.

 Be able to work in close partnership with families and healthcare professionals to support young people’s cognitive, communication, emotional, physical and sensory development.

 Be able to motivate, lead and inspire young people.

 Have energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude to life and a love of learning.

 Be able to lead a team of classroom based teaching assistants.

 Understand the role of assessment in supporting students to make the best possible progress in all aspects of their learning.

 Be proactive in planning and transition to new school.

Candidates should be prepared to teach young people with severe and complex needs. A great opportunity for newly qualified or a practicing teacher to develop a deeper understanding of the nature of inclusivity.

The school is committed to developing leadership skills with a strong focus on CPD.

Vacancies are across all areas of the school. (EYFS – 6th form)

Mayfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people, and therefore appointments will be subject to satisfactory health checks, references and enhanced DBS check, plus the self-declaration check.

Candidates are encouraged to visit school and to send a supporting letter with their application, indicating their preferred keystage/s and any subject specialisms.

We will hold open sessions when candidates are welcome to look around our current school and meet the SLT. This is actively encouraged.

Open session times:

Wednesday 18th April – EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3: 9.30am – 10.30am or 10.30am – 11.30am

Friday 20th April – KS3, KS4, KS5: 9.30am – 10.30am or 1pm – 2pm

For any candidate unable to visit during the school day:

Friday 20th April – all key stages – 3.30pm – 4.30pm

For an application pack please visit the website www.mayfield.cumbria.sch.uk

Alternatively please contact school for an application pack. admin@mayfield.cumbria.sch.uk

Closing Date: Monday 23rd April 2018 – 12 noon

Shortlisting: Monday 23rd April 2018 – 12 noon onwards

Interviews will be held: Monday 1st, Tuesday 2nd or Wednesday 3rd May 2018


1 Advert Teacher Sept 2018.pdfDownload
2 ClassTeacherJobDescript Sept 2018.pdfDownload
3 TeacherSpec Sept 2018.pdfDownload
4 School Vision 2017.pdfDownload
5 OFSTED report 2018.pdfDownload
6 Overarching Safeguarding Statement Autumn Term 2017.pdfDownload
7 Application form.pdfDownload
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