Junior School Class Teacher - Maternity cover, Sydenham

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Sydenham High School GDSTSydenham

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, energetic and inspirational teacher to lead and deliver a high quality Junior School curriculum across either Key Stage 1 or 2.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, high expectations of all pupils and a collaborative approach to developing the curriculum and willing to contribute to the rich extra-curricular life of the School.

In return, as part of the GDST, the leading group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we can offer a well-resourced school with excellent facilities, recognised by ISI as “outstanding”, and excellent career development opportunities.

 Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 580 pupils. The school is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a strong professional development programme. These benefits include:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· Free school lunches

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For full details and an application pack please click the apply button. 

Alternatively, please contact hr@syd.gdst.net or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 17 April 2018 with interviews 

scheduled to take place on Friday 20 April 2018. References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview. 

GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.



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More about Sydenham High School GDST
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 19 Westwood Hill, London, SE26 6BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8557 7000
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