Prep School Class Teacher (KS1/KS2)

Closing date: 17 May 2019

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, energetic and inspirational teacher to lead and deliver a high quality Prep School curriculum across Key Stage 1 and 2.


The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, have high expectations of all pupils and a collaborative approach to developing the curriculum and willing to contribute to the rich extra-curricular life of the School.

In return, as part of the GDST, the leading group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we can offer a well-resourced school with excellent facilities and excellent career development opportunities.

Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 640 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:  

Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications should be received by 12 noon on Friday 17 May 2019 with interviews scheduled to take place on Tuesday 21 May 2019 .

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.