Senior Deputy Head – Required from September 2020

Closing date: 23 Jan 2020

Described by the Good Schools Guide as “just the alternative independent choice this area is crying out for”, it is an exciting time to join Sydenham High School GDST. 

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Deputy Head from 1 September 2020. This post arises upon the appointment of the current Deputy Head to a Headship. This post would suit candidates with ambitions to progress to their own headship in due course. 


For full details and an application pack please click below. Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

The application form and covering letter should be emailed or posted to: 

Human Resources at or 

Sydenham High School GDST 19 Westwood Hill London SE26 6BL 

by 12 noon on Thursday 23 January 2020.


Shortlist interviews are likely to take place at Sydenham High School GDST the week commencing 27 January 2020 with final interviews the week commencing 3 February 2020. 

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.