Teacher of Mathematics – Required from September 2020

Closing date: 27 Nov 2019

Sydenham High School is looking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of Mathematics to join our popular and successful Mathematics department. You will have a good honours degree in Mathematics and be able to teach to A Level (including Further Mathematics). 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 670 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: http://www.sydenhamhighschool.gdst.net/work-for-us/  Alternatively, 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 Wednesday 27 November 2019 with interviews scheduled to take place in w/c 2 December 2019 but we reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged. If you have not heard from us by Friday 29 November 2019 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.  


GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.