Teacher i/c Spanish with French, Sydenham

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Sydenham High School GDSTSydenham

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Exciting opportunity for a Teacher i/c Spanish with French to play a key role in a Modern Languages department where results are excellent in a school offering a warm and welcoming environment and a strong professional development programme.

As Teacher of Spanish, you will teach Spanish at KS3 – KS5 level, as well as French at KS3, and show evidence of flair and creativity in developing the delivery of the subject. 

You will be joining a department where the passion for learning languages is evident in its results. 100% of students have a language qualification at GCSE and about 80% of these are at A*-B.

To be successful, you must be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, high expectations of all students and a collaborative approach to developing the curriculum, as well as a willingness to participate in and organise trips.

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 visit the school website by clicking the apply button. 

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

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Monday 30 April 2018 with interviews scheduled to take place week beginning 7 May 2018. 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.

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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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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 ...