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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £34,514 to £51,179 per year (full-time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our boys buck the national gender trends for success in English. Our progress measures at GCSE (compared to boys and girls) are exceptional for both English language and English literature and outstrip national data sets. Many students continue their studies at Advanced level in our mixed Sixth Form. Our recent independent review by ‘Challenge Partners’ classified the English department as a national “area of excellence” with a specific expertise in teaching boys.

We offer a supportive and invigorating environment which is brilliantly led and in which the current staff are passionate about delivering a creative and engaging curriculum offer. You will be working with an excellent team of practitioners with a passion for ensuring that our students achieve and attain their very best.

We are looking for the following skills / abilities:

  • Ability to ensure the safety and well-being of students at all times
  • Ability to plan and evaluate your work with a view to improving school standards and attainment
  • Ability to maintain records of pupil progress and achievements in order to provide evidence of work, progress and attainment over time
  • Basic understanding and competence in ICT
  • Work effectively as part of a team; developing positive relationships with colleagues, students, parents/carers and other agencies as appropriate
  • Can work collaboratively with specialist teachers and other colleagues to enhance students’ learning
  • Possess good organisational skills
  • Set high expectations for student behaviour and establish a clear framework for classroom discipline, which promotes self-control and independence whilst managing student’s behaviour constructively
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop awareness of cross-curricular themes and key skills
  • Energy and enthusiasm for the education of young people
  • Ability to utilise an effective range of teaching and learning styles
  • Ability to create a learning environment that values all students equally and enables all to achieve

What the school offers its staff

We recognise that our staff are our greatest resource. Therefore, we are ambitious for our staff and invest heavily in their development. We offer an extensive programme of professional development with a range of opportunities for training, including internally and through local and national programmes. We have strong partnerships with universities and higher education institutions and actively support staff pursuing heavily subsidised Masters degrees and other higher qualifications. There will also be opportunities for internal promotion and to chances to collaborate within our local partnership of schools.

You are very welcome to arrange to visit us and to experience why we are such a successful school and a fantastic place to develop your career.

Amongst other benefits, we offer:

  • Working with dynamic, innovative and supportive colleagues, and in a school where student behaviour is described as “outstanding”.
  • Induction into the school, a continuing professional development schemes and carefully considered succession planning.
  • Superb ICT facilities and the free use of a laptop.
  • Investment in staff physical and mental health through a subscription to APL Health.
  • The opportunity to work with colleagues from a range of external partnerships.
  • A chef-led canteen service.
  • Access to schemes such as: childcare vouchers; cycle to work and free flu jabs.

A full list of Our Benefits can be found on the school website.

Commitment to safeguarding

Isleworth & Syon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other pre- and post-employment checks, including, where appropriate police checks from other countries.

Our Data Protection Policy and our Privacy Notice for applicants, can also be found on the website.

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About Isleworth and Syon School for Boys

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1099 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8568 5791

We are an 11-18 boys' school with a mixed sixth form.

Arranging a visit to Isleworth and Syon School for Boys

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email school@isleworthsyon.org.

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