JOB TITLE Mathematics Teacher
CLOSING DATE: 09:00 – Monday 17 May 2021
DATE POSTED: 5 May 2021 SALARY: MPS/UPS (Outer London)
START DATE: 1 September 2021 CONTRACT TERM: Permanent
CONTRACT TYPE: Full Time SUITABLE FOR NQTS: Yes (available for July)
“The school succeeds in dispelling the myths and stereotypes that are sometimes associated with boys’ schools.”
[Challenge Partners Report]
Isleworth & Syon School is a great place to work and a place where teachers can develop. Our staff are energetic, dedicated and absolutely committed to working together in order to ensure that our boys (and students in our mixed Sixth Form) remain ambitious and highly successful.
We have a history of excellence, are a high-performing school and part of the ‘Leading Edge’ network. Our progress measures at GCSE level are significantly above that for boys nationally and at all levels progress and attainment scores are well above national scores.
Relationships are critical to our success and to our future. We empower our staff and encourage everyone to work collegially in departments to create shared resources so that planning time can be spent refining rather than re-inventing lessons. Good practice is shared and all staff contribute ideas to further enhance the curriculum. Our school is systematically organised and pastoral processes are tightly managed to allow staff to build professional relationships with students, thereby creating excellent learning environments.
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. We are looking for a colleague that aspires to be part of a great team of staff and who will enjoy learning about the ‘Isleworth & Syon Way’, our unique strategy of ensuring success for all students.
Our Mathematics Department
We wish to appoint a maths teacher who will want to own their classroom, who will enjoy working with boys and who will thrive on sharing in the successes of our students. At GCSE, students make excellent progress in all measures and mathematics is extremely popular at A level. Our highly successful Sixth Form is mixed, and many students further their studies at university. The successful applicant will be joining a stable and highly supportive team. In 2018, the department benefitted from a new £6.5 million build which houses a suite of ten specialist maths classrooms.
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 which offers a range of opportunities for training, including internally, 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.
We are situated in a tree-lined neighbourhood of Isleworth, a vibrant area of West London. Close to Osterley Park and a short hop from central London by tube (Osterley is a 10-minute walk) or rail (Isleworth is a 7-minute walk). There is easy access to the M3, M4 and Heathrow Airport.
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. You can also view virtual tours of our school on the website and watch short videos as part of our virtual open events for prospective Year 7 and Sixth Form students.
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;
• The opportunity to work with colleagues from a range of external partnerships;
• A chef-led canteen service; and
• Access to schemes such as: childcare vouchers; cycle to work and free flu jabs.
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“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.”
Further recruitment details, including a School Information Pack and a role information document (with curriculum and facilities details) and an application form are on our website www.isleworthsyon.org under ‘Staff Recruitment’.
Alternatively visit the Teaching Vacancies site at GOV.UK or click on TES ‘Quick Apply’.
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Early application is encouraged, as suitable candidates will be remotely interviewed promptly on receipt of completed forms. If we fill the post, we will bring forward the closing date.
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.
More about Isleworth & Syon School
Type: Mainstream School Address: Ridgeway Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5LJ
Phase: Secondary with Sixth Form Telephone: +44 20 8568 5791
Funding status: State – Academy http://www.isleworthsyon.org
Gender: Boys and mixed Sixth Form email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Age range: 11-19 years
Isleworth and Syon School for Boys