Head of Drama

Head of Drama

We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to lead a successful Department at this leading independent boys’ day school from September 2020. The successful candidate will be well-qualified, organised, energetic and ambitious.  The post would suit a teacher with leadership potential or leadership experience who has excellent subject knowledge and is passionate about Drama. A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School is essential.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary, above that of the maintained sector;
  • Teacher’s Pension Scheme;
  • Surface Book for every member of teaching staff;
  • A commitment to continuing professional development;
  • Complimentary lunch during term-time;
  • Use of the School’s Sports Centre, including swimming pool;
  • Discounted membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School’s website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found at the bottom of this page.


Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.academic@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 2nd March 2020. 

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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