Head of Classics


Head of Classics

Sydenham High School have an opportunity for an ambitious Classics Teacher to take a leading role in the strategic planning and delivery of Classics and Latin throughout our high achieving School.

As Head of Classics, you will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the department in order to ensure high standards of teaching and learning are delivered.

You will also teach and inspire our independent and inquisitive learners to ensure they develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school.

If you are an inspirational leader, with the passion, creativity and drive to maintain the very highest of standards in the department, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 580 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
Contract: Temporary/Contract
Hours: Full Time
Region: London
Location: Sydenham
Salary: Competitive salary and pay progression
Closing Date: October 16, 2017
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