Teacher of Geography- Part Time (0.82FTE) – Maternity Cover – Required from October 2020

Closing date: 25 May 2020

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

You will have a good honours degree in Geography 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 660 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

To apply, please download the application form below and return it, completed, to .

For more information, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday 25 May 2020. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.  

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.