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Employer Sydenham High School GDST
Location Sydenham
Salary Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required from February 2018

Sydenham High School is looking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of History to join our popular and successful History department.

You will have a good honours degree in History and be able to teach to A Level. As a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, you will have high expectations of all pupils’ achievements and be enthusiastic about contributing to their academic and personal development and committed to the wider life of the school.

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 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 16 October 2017 with interviews scheduled to take place Thursday 19 October 2017. 

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.

About the employer

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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Locations and contacts

19 Westwood Hill
London
SE26 6BL
United Kingdom
+44 20 8557 7001