All team members should ensure that they;

  • are clear about their areas of responsibility and how they will be held to account
  • have efficient and effective systems to under pin their work
  • attend meetings as directed by the Headteacher, Team Leader or designate
  • work collaboratively with all other teams in the school
  • produce any reports, data returns or data captures for the Team Leader or designate as required using any templates provided
  • support the Team Leader or designate in reviewing their own work and that of the team to ensure the work of the team is continuously and sustainably improved
  • actively and positively participate in school wide systems such as performance management system, annual leave, absence management etc
  • exploit opportunities to undergo professional development through skill sharing, flexible working or training
  • are prepared to share skills, work flexibly and attend training as required
  • remain "pupil focussed"
  • support any controls on procurement, stock control and waste
  • keep working areas secure and free from clutter
  • support the team leader or designate in ensuring working areas project a highly professional image
  • comply with the school's dress code
  • ensure that any information about individual pupils is kept confidentially and not discussed with third parties
  • have read, understood and contributed to the school's improvement plan, team action plan or other improvement tools
  • support whole school ethos by;


  1. Undertaking duties before, during and after the school session
  2. Engaging with pupils positively
  3. Commenting on good standards of behaviour and dress
  4. Tackling poor standards of behaviour and dress
  5. Supporting the teaching staff delivering the Mayfield Teaching Model
  6. Having a good knowledge of the school's "vulnerable pupils" and strategies to support them

Salary: Band 3, point 3 to 4 (£18,530 to £19,206) based on a 37 hour week

Closing Date: 31 March 2023, 12.00pm

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 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  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 12pm Monday 31st March 2023.

to [email protected] or by post to Mayfield School, Mayfield Road, Portsmouth, PO2 0RH.


Interviews will be held during the week commencing 17th or 24th April. 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