Teacher of English

Teacher of English

We require a dynamic and well-qualified full-time Teacher of English to join this popular Department from September 2022.  Applications are welcomed from experienced teachers and those new to the profession, both from the independent and state sectors, who have excellent subject knowledge and are passionate about English. The School will support unqualified teachers in achieving the Postgraduate Certificate in Education qualification and Qualified Teacher Status.

A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School is essential. A competitive salary is offered, above that of the maintained sector.

The School’s benefits include:

  • Competitive salary, above that of the maintained sector;
  • Continued Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme;
  • Fees remission for children of staff;
  • 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 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 recruitment.academic@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on Thursday 21st April 2022.

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 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.