• 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

Salary: MPR 1-6 (£28,000 TO £38,810) or UPR 1-3 (£40,625 to £43,685) + TLR 2c (£7,368)

Closing Date: 21 April 2023, 3.00pm

Other Information

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 to 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.


Completed application forms should be returned no later than 3pm, Friday 21st April 2023

to [email protected] or by post to Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH. We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to close this process early.


Interviews will be held during the week commencing 1st May 2023. References will be taken up immediately after shortlisting. Candidates are asked to ensure that their referees are advised of this.


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.




Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Confidential Disclosure Form