Modern Languages Teacher, Sydenham, London

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Sydenham SchoolSydenham, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/ Upper Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Modern Languages Teacher required for September 2018

Main / Upper Scale

Sydenham School is seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and creative teacher of Languages to join our successful Modern Foreign Language faculty for September 2018.  The ability to teach Spanish to A Level is essential and a second (German or French) language as a subsidiary subject in KS3 is desirable. The ideal candidate would also be willing to teach Latin in KS3. 

The post would be suitable for an experienced teacher or an NQT. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in the classroom and must be able to demonstrate the drive and interpersonal skills required to inspire and motivate students.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking Faculty team whose practice has led to year on year improving outcomes for students above the national average at GCSE and A Level.

Sydenham School is an 11-16 girls’ school with a mixed sixth form, popular and well regarded in the local community, with a fully comprehensive intake. The school achieved a Progress 8 score that is significantly above the national average in both 2016 & 2017, is in the top 25% of schools nationally for attainment and progress at GCSE, and the top 25% of schools for A-Levels (ALPS3). 

We have high ambitions for our students and are proud to be able to engage our students to progress to success in higher education and the vocational sector. You will be committed to supporting students to be independent learners and able to take responsibility for their learning. There will be the opportunity to teach across the age and ability range from Year 7 up to and including A level. 

This is an exciting time to join Sydenham School with its state of the art new buildings and excellent results. 

If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success in a school that seeks to become a “world class” school for all, an application pack can be downloaded from our website at:

Alternatively, further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 423/ 476

Closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.

Interviews to be held on Thursday 24th May 2018.

Sydenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Sydenham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dartmouth Road, London, SE26 4RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 6731
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