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Job details
Employer Sydenham High School GDST
Location Lewisham
Salary Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required from September 2017

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, energetic and inspirational English Teacher to lead and deliver a high quality Junior School English curriculum across Key Stage 1 and 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.

Experience and appreciation of whole school issues, a clear understanding of the current debates in education, a commitment to girls’ education and the vision, drive, enthusiasm, energy and stamina to contribute to the management of this successful school are all essential qualities.

If you share our commitment to delivering outstanding teaching for all abilities, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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.

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

Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications should be received by 9am Monday 24 April 2017. 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, 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. 

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

About the employer

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 ...

Information about Sydenham High School GDST
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 4 - 18 years
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19 Westwood Hill
SE26 6BL
United Kingdom
+44 20 8557 7001