Teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Sydenham High School GDSTLewisham

Sydenham High School is looking to appoint an inspirational, dedicated and well-qualified teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics (PRE) to join our successful PRE department. 

You will have a good honours degree in the subject. As a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, you will have high expectations of all pupils’ achievements and be enthusiastic about contributing to their academic and personal development and be committed to the wider life of the school. 

Religious Studies is a very popular option at GCSE, and there is potential to teach both Religious Studies and Philosophy at A Level. 

Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 690 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 form please click the apply button. 

Alternatively, please contact hr@syd.gdst.net or the School Office on 020 8557 7000.

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Monday 18 January 2021.

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.