Head of English

Head of English

We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to lead the successful English Department at this leading independent boys’ day school from September 2019.

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 English.

This vacancy has arisen due to the current Head of English moving into a Senior Leadership role.


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 12.00pm on Tuesday 26th February 2019.

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


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing 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.