Teacher of Computer Science, Harrow

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The John Lyon SchoolHarrow

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Start date: From September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: A competitive salary is offered, above that of the maintained sector
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of Computer Science from September 2019. Computer Science is a growth subject in a school that values emerging technology and that is looking to be at the forefront of digital learning. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and well-qualified teacher, experienced or one new to the profession, on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Applicants without formal teaching qualifications or experience will also 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. 

A competitive salary offered, above that of the maintained sector.  A salary of £31,000 - £32,000 is payable to a teacher new to the profession, and experienced teachers would be well remunerated on the John Lyon School’s own salary scale.  A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the School is essential.

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found: https://www.johnlyon.org/information/vacancies

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

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 6th September 2019 

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.



More about The John Lyon School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Middle Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0HN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8515 9400
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John Lyon is a successful and well regarded independent HMC boys’ school situated in Harrow on the Hill. We are approximately twelve miles from the centre of London. The School is easily accessible from two nearby underground stations and is also ser...