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Current Vacancies at Sydenham High School

  • Teacher of Maths

    Sydenham High School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and innovative Maths Teacher within our popular and successful Maths department.

    The Maths Department at Sydenham High is a dynamic and strong department comprising a mixture of full-time and part-time members of staff, some of whom have other responsibilities in the school. In a selective school, it is a pleasure to stimulate and inspire the pupils’ bright and alert minds, and Maths is a popular subject with strong numbers at A Level. The members of the Department therefore employ a variety of teaching methods in order to meet the aim of encouraging every girl to find success, enjoyment and satisfaction in their studies. There are four dedicated Maths classrooms in the school, centred around the Maths Office.

    This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic classroom practitioner with proficiency in teaching Maths from KS3 to KS5, to contribute to the academic and personal development of our pupils. You will have an innovative understanding of teaching and learning and you will have high expectations of all pupils’ achievements. Ideally the candidate will show considerable initiative and be prepared to innovate both in the classroom and in the field. Staff are expected to be digitally literate and are encouraged to develop their personal digital skills.


    The role is for a one year fixed term contract starting in September 2024 or until the end of the academic year for a January 2025 start, Part time or full time for the right candidate.


    Applications should be received by 9am on Friday 17 May 2024 at the latest.

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  • Teacher of English (part time)

    This is a rare and sought-after opportunity to join the highly-qualified, experienced and dynamic English Department at Sydenham High. Comprising a mixture of full-time and part-time members of staff, the Department passionately believes in the power of English literature to inspire and enable students to live vicariously through a wide range of literary experiences. We value the importance of pupils exploring a wealth of different perspectives and voices which reflect the diversity of our school community and city in which we live. Teachers in the Department employ a variety of creative teaching methods in order to encourage every girl to find success and joy in their studies.


    At GCSE, the girls take Edexcel GCSE English Language and English Literature but we have moved to iGCSE Edexcel for English Language from Year 10. At A Level our students study the Edexcel syllabus. Teaching is supported by Clevertouch screens and pupils bring their own devices across the school. Students in all years have access to digital platforms to support their learning and we operate a highly successful Google Classroom with resources and regular work posted for all.

    The Department run a range of clubs and societies including Literature Society, Creative Writing, Debating, Oxbridge extension and academic support clinics. Each year we enter clubs and competitions both as part of the GDST and nationally. Trips to the theatre and workshops further enrich our pupils in this popular subject. Ideally the candidate will show considerable initiative and be prepared to innovate both in the classroom and in the field.


    The preferred start date for this role is September 2024/ January 2025 and the role is part-time. A second subject would be beneficial, such as Drama. Please inform us of your second subject experience in your cover letter.


    Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 13 May 2024.

    To apply, please click here.

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