Teacher of Chemistry

Teacher of Chemistry

The School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of Chemistry to join this popular and successful Department from September 2020. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and dynamic teacher, experienced or new to the profession.

Applicants without formal teaching qualifications or experience will be considered for this position. The School is excellent at training and developing teachers through its induction programme and by working with PGCE providers. John Lyon supports unqualified teachers in achieving Qualified Teacher Status and the Post Graduate Certificate of Education qualification whilst working at the School. For applicants without a teaching qualification we are looking for: passion for their specialist subject; excellent subject knowledge; enthusiasm; strong listening and communication skills; determination and resolve; a desire to get fully involved in the extra-curricular life of the school.

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 Wednesday 26th February 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.