Graduate Assistant

Graduate Assistant

Required from January 2024

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and intelligent university graduate with a ‘can do’ attitude to assist with a range of duties and activities across the School including assisting teachers in classes, games sessions, exam invigilation, school trips and other duties in-line with the post-holder’s skills and experience such as supporting the School’s Music, CCF, Art, Sport, STEAM, Library or Drama initiatives. This is an exciting time to join John Lyon which, having educated boys from Harrow and surrounding areas since 1876, welcomed its first girls as pupils in September 2021. The School has also moved from being a senior school to an all through 3-18 school, following an amalgamation with Quainton Hall Prep School in 2021.

This position is an excellent stepping stone towards a teaching career. Applicants seeking to deliver a small amount of classroom teaching will be considered. The successful candidate will need strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to liaise with a wide range of other staff across the school, given the diverse nature of the role. They will also need to be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team and have a willingness to work flexibly with both duties and hours to meet the requirements of the School. Please see the job description for full details about the role

Salary: c£ SCP 31 on the School’s salary scale, pro-rata for your weeks worked to £18,749 p.a. (full-time equivalent £22,887) p.a., depending on skills and experience

This is a term-time + 3 weeks position (37 weeks p.a at 35 hours/week)

 The School’s benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the School’s Sports Centre (including swimming pool) at designated times
  • Discount membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Commitment to professional development

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the bottom of the page.

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 10:00am, Monday 18th September 2023

Please apply as soon as possible.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and we reserve the right to interview and make an appointment before this date, should a suitable applicant be found.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.