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Science Teacher

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Closing date: 09.00am – 25 January 2019
Date posted: 9 January 2019 Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London)
Start date: 1 September 2019 Contract term: Permanent
Contract type: Full time Suitable for NQTs: Yes (available for July)

“Staff are proud of the work they do. Building on the long-standing traditions of the school, staff support the development of ‘courteous, respectful and calm’ young men, reflecting the school’s well-established values.” – Ofsted Report, February 2017

We wish to appoint a colleague to contribute to the continuing success of the students and who has the desire to work in an outstanding science department in a Leading Edge school.

We have a history of excellence and are a high-performing school. Our Progress 8 measure is significantly above that for boys nationally, and science is, and has been, consistently in the top 10% of schools for many years. At GCSE, students make excellent progress in all measures and all the sciences are extremely popular at A level. Girls join our highly successful Sixth Form and many students further their studies at university.

Across the school, students benefit from our insistence on: high standards and achievement, an exceptional range of extra-curricular activities and the focus on traditional values. The school is in a period of growth and four new science laboratories have recently opened.

We are an over-subscribed and popular boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form. We are situated in a tree-lined neighbourhood of Isleworth, a vibrant area of West London. We are close to Osterley Park, a short hop from central London by tube or rail, and have easy access to the M3, M4 and Heathrow Airport.

Amongst other benefits, we offer:

  • A full, bespoke induction programme
  • On-going professional development with an individual CPD allowance
  • State-of-the-art touchscreen classroom technology and a laptop
  • The opportunity to work with dynamic, innovative and supportive colleagues
  • The opportunity to work with students that exhibit “outstanding” behaviour
  • The opportunity to work with a range of leading external partnerships
  • A chef-led canteen service
  • Access to schemes such as: childcare vouchers; cycle to work and free flu jabs.


  • MORE: Learn more about the department here.

Science Technician

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Closing date: 10.00am – 30 January 2019
Date posted: 9 January 2019 Salary: Scale 4 (Outer London): £20,677 – £22,425
Start date: As soon as possible Contract term: Permanent
Contract type: Term-time only. 25 hours per week, 40 weeks per annum (including INSET days) Suitable for NQTs: Not applicable

“Staff are proud of the work they do. Building on the long-standing traditions of the school, staff support the development of ‘courteous, respectful and calm’ young men, reflecting the school’s well-established values.” – Ofsted Report, February 2017

This post is an important appointment to ensure that our science department continues to provide an excellent learning environment for our students. You will work as part of a team of highly skilled science teachers and four technicians. There are 11 science laboratories in school covering Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

We are looking for:

  • Relevant and successful experience
  • An ability to build excellent working relationships
  • A range of skills and qualifications appropriate to the post
  • A hard working, self-motivated, pro-active, organised and reliable individual
  • A reasonable degree of fitness
  • Excellent communication skills.

Isleworth & Syon School is:

  • A high performing school
  • A school with students that exhibit outstanding behaviour (Ofsted reports)
  • Committed to supporting staff in a friendly and welcoming environment.


  • MORE: Learn more about the department here.
  • Isleworth & Syon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).