Join the team

We are always interested in talking to dynamic, talented people who share our values and commitment to working with the public sector to build capacity, improve delivery, and achieve better outcomes.

The skills we look for in people to join our team at Isos are:

  • excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • outstanding strategic-thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities;
  • qualitative and quantitative research skills;
  • the ability to work with and influence senior stakeholders; and
  • expertise and a track-record of success in a specific area of the public sector – such as education, special educational needs, mental health, or children’s services.

There are a range of ways in you could work with us, ranging from joining our team as a permanent employee to working with us as one of our expert associates. We are interested in hearing from people at the start of their careers, with at least two years of experience, as well as those with much more experience in their field. Please do get in touch with us at We look forward to hearing from you.

Current opportunities

We are currently looking to recruit one or more people to join our team and undertake work on a range of projects, including those in the field of education and children’s services in the UK. This will involve working on high-profile research and strategic projects that inform national policy and the delivery of local public services. We are interested to hear from people near the start of their careers (with more than two years’ experience) or those with more experience. We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have in-depth policy knowledge and/or frontline experience of working with the education system and the children’s social care and wider children’s services system in the UK. A short specification, with details of how to register your interest in the role, can be found here.