Teacher of Food and Nutrition

  • East Sussex

  • Mayfield School

  • Part-time


From September 2023 - If you love to cook, want to inspire young people to share your passion for food and its provenance then this could be the perfect job for you.


We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled, and enthusiastic individual to join our successful Food and Nutrition department. This post would suit an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge or someone looking for their first teaching post. They should be able to work creatively in order to provide lessons which inspire in students a love of food and an appreciation of provenance, seasonal eating and sustainability.

Eating well is an important part of Mayfield life and the Food and Nutrition department has an important role to play. The successful candidate should be able teach curriculum lessons with a focus on practical, skill-based cooking and nutrition, as well as supporting our extra-curricular provision and Sixth Form enrichment programme on two days a week (0.26). They would also to contribute to the boarding community by offering morning cooking sessions on alternative Saturdays in Term Time.

Mayfield is a leading Catholic Independent boarding and day School for girls aged 11-18 situated in the beautiful East Sussex countryside, less than 50 miles from London and 40 minutes from Gatwick. The School has a tradition of academic achievement with impressive GCSE and A Level results, a vibrant and eclectic extra-curricular provision and an enviable reputation for pastoral care.

We offer excellent working conditions in an outstanding environment. Mayfield has its own salary scale and the salary package for this position will reflect the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. All staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School.

Closing date for applications: Monday 30 January 2023 at 10am

Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter, although the School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Please follow the link below to the School’s website for more information. Alternatively, contact Ms K Brennan Head of HR by e-mail for further details and our requisite application form. hr@mayfieldgirls.org.


Further Information


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The Old Palace, Mayfield, TN20 6PH

  • 235 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 165 Boarding Girls (11-18)
  • GSA, ISC

01435 874600 www.mayfieldgirls.org

Closing Date: 30 January 2023