The Richmond upon Thames School (RTS) is a co-educational, non-selective and non-faith based school for 11-16 year olds, admitting five forms of entry (150 children) per year. Our team of talented staff inspire and nurture students throughout their school life, delivering imaginative, stimulating lessons which keep every child engaged. As a new school, connecting with our local community is important to us. Through supporting local projects, our students are encouraged to participate in programmes that widen their experiences and teach them the value of helping others. As the school grows, it will also serve as a learning hub, providing a range of before and after school clubs, holiday activities, sports facilities hire and adult evening classes.

About us

  We are looking for ambitious people who share our commitment to ensuring excellent academic progress and outcomes for all pupils. Our motto is “Excellence Through Endeavour” because we are resolute in our belief that through a balanced combination of support, challenge and hard work we can all achieve beyond our expectations. Twickenham and the surrounding areas are home to England Rugby, Harlequin FC, St Mary’s University, picturesque parks and recreation spaces as well as the River Thames. We have excellent connections to train, bus, cycle and vehicle routes. It is a 10 minutes walk to Twickenham station which has a fast service into Waterloo (19mins journey time) and 1 stop away from Richmond station connecting you with London Underground and Overground services.

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  • Job Title

    Science Technician

  • Location


  • Posted

    12th May 2022

  • Salary

    £24,463-25,808 (pro-rata)

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and enthusiastic Science Technician to join the school as it enters its next phase of development. This role is an integral part of ...

Working for us

  As a growing school, there will be many opportunities to develop within the school and beyond. Professional development opportunities: Pastoral | Curriculum | Community | Leadership We are a reflective community of professionals who are keen to develop our practice. Staff have 10 personal and professional development days. We use 7 days for professional development (rather than the standard 5) and 3 days a year for individual personal development. Staff are supported to implement new practices and collaborate on projects. We encourage collaboration with our site partners and local schools. We are enrolled in The Prince’s Teaching Institute Schools’ Programme, a subject-based peer network for teachers keen to enrich the learning experience for their students. If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. For more information about School Talent Pools visit www.eteach.com

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Working in Richmond


Richmond is a unique jewel in London’s crown. Often considered London’s most attractive borough it has been a favourite retreat for the rich and famous throughout history. Home to the marvels of Hampton Court and Twickenham Stadium it rivals anywhere in London for things to see and do. Seen as the happiest place in London to live, the balance of being close enough to central London while maintaining a large amount of open green space.

Located just 8 miles south west of central London, Richmond has fantastic transport links with access to London Underground’s District Line and train services to Waterloo. Heathrow Airport is 12 miles away and can be reached easily by road, train or bus and the M3, M25 and M4 motorways all provide easy access to the area. 

Richmond is a friendly and lively centre with excellent facilities including numerous shops and boutiques, pavement cafes and bars, charming pubs and sophisticated restaurants serving top class international cuisine. With so much history and heritage, wildlife and leisure activities, Richmond has something for everyone and is a wonderful environment in which to bring up a family.  Along with a variety of galleries, art centres and cinemas, there is the fabulous Richmond Theatre on The Green along with The Orange Tree theatre.  

The Borough also offers up some of the most attractive green open spaces within London including a number of Royal Parks, the most notable of which is the famous 2,300+ acres of Richmond Park.  The River Thames is a major feature of Richmond. Running through the heart of the Borough it winds its way for 21 miles allowing for some beautifully positioned riverside homes with fabulous river views.


Kew Gardens and Palace - Experience the Royal Botanical Garden Show at Kew Gardens. Visit the beautiful palace set within the 300 acre setting. 

Richmond Park - London’s largest royal park, famous for its rambling heaths and multitude of deer. A popular jaunt West London locals looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London life.

 Twickenham Stadium - The home of rugby. Catch England international rugby games here or during the summer the famous London 7s. Make the short walk to the smaller but just as lively Stoop to catch the local premiership club side, Harlequins RFC. 

Hampton Court Palace - The famous royal palace that was a favourite for the King Henry VIII. Visiting here is a little journey to the past. During the winter months it is home to one of London’s largest ice rinks which is a fantastic evening no matter who you are.

Old Deer Park - Houses the boroughs favourite pagoda, it is a fantastic little park land. It is also the home ground of London Welsh Rugby Club if you are looking for an intimate family experience watching the sport. 

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