Prep School Class Teacher (EYFS/KS1) – Fixed Term (One Year) – Required from September 2020

Closing date: 2 Jun 2020

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

The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an innovative understanding of teaching and learning, high expectations of all pupils, a collaborative approach to developing the curriculum and be willing to contribute to the rich co-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 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 school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

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

To apply, download the application form below and send the completed form to .

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 2 June 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.