Sports Coach

Sports Coach

With Sport being an integral part of both our curricular and extra-curricular offer, and with results improving in all disciplines, John Lyon is seeking to appoint a passionate and dynamic Sports Coach in order to assist in this highly successful area of School life. This is an excellent opportunity for an engaging and driven Sports Coach to take responsibility for various teams across the sporting provision, with a focus on hockey, at John Lyon and to develop both their and the pupils skills further.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual, able to motivate the pupils to ensure maximum participation within any session being delivered and be able to work well within a highly dedicated and passionate team as well as on their own.

The John Lyon School is a successful and well regarded independent HMC boys’ school situated in Harrow on the Hill. We have a sports centre on site, which includes an excellent swimming pool and our 25 acre sports ground at Sudbury Playing Fields which includes a state of the art all weather pitch.

Salary: circa £16,000 p.a. (actual pro-rata salary for weeks and hours below; c£25/hour), depending on skills and experience.

Hours: 16 hours per week x 36 weeks per annum (term time + 2 weeks). Monday to Thursday 2pm – 4pm, Saturday 8.30am – 13.30pm, 3 hours extracurricular Club time during the week (times to be confirmed).

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms attached below.


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

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 14th August 2019

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


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 pupils. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our pupils and staff.