Head of Classics, Sydenham

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Sydenham High School GDSTSydenham

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Start date: Required from January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sydenham High School have an opportunity for an ambitious Classics Teacher to take a leading role in the strategic planning and delivery of Classics and Latin throughout our high achieving School.

As Head of Classics, you will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the department in order to ensure high standards of teaching and learning are delivered.

You will also teach and inspire our independent and inquisitive learners to ensure they develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school.

If you are an inspirational leader, with the passion, creativity and drive to maintain the very highest of standards in the department, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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 apply.

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

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Monday 16 October 2017.

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
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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