Deputy Head (Operations), Lewisham

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Sydenham High School GDSTLewisham

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Described by the Good Schools Guide as “just the alternative independent choice this area is crying out for”, it is an exciting time to join Sydenham High School GDST.

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Head (Operations) from 1 September 2020. This post would suit candidates with middle leadership experience wishing to progress into Senior Leadership.

This is an exciting time to join Sydenham High School and the successful applicant will take a leading role in supporting the operational leadership of the school on a day to day basis.

S/he will sit on the school’s Senior Leadership Team.

Starting salary will depend on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. 

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

● Interest free training loans for qualifications

● Generous pension schemes

● Employee Assistance Programme (provided by Legal & General)

● Cycle to work scheme

● Free school lunches

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

● 30 days holiday for full time non-teaching staff

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

Alternatively, please contact or the School  Office on 020 8557 7000.

The application form and covering letter should be emailed or posted to:

Human Resources at or
Sydenham High School GDST
19 Westwood Hill
London SE26 6BL
by 10am on Tuesday 25 February 2020.

Interviews will take place at Sydenham High School GDST shortly after the application deadline.

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.

More about Sydenham High School GDST
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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8557 7000
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Sydenham High School is a mainstream, independent, all-through girls' school with sixth form, situated in Lewisham, south-east London. The school caters for approximately 630 students aged 4-18.  

Sydenham High School was founded in 1887 by the ...