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EYFS Teacher

EYFS Teacher

Quainton Hall Preparatory School offers first-class teaching and outstanding pastoral care for girls and boys aged 3 -11 years. In September 2021, Quainton Hall became part of an all-through school with the John Lyon School,  and has become the John Lyon Preparatory School. Together with the John Lyon School, Quainton Hall is part of John Lyon’s Foundation, alongside Harrow School and John Lyon’s Charity.

Quainton Hall School is looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational full-time EYFS Teacher to join our EYFS department (rated excellent at our last inspection) on a permanent basis from September 2022 or January 2023. This is an exciting opportunity to join the School at a point of much change.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding EYFS practitioner with experience in high quality settings, and the ability to educate our Nursery and Reception children to the highest standard. They will also demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and learning with excellent classroom practice and the ability to inspire and motivate our children to achieve their full potential.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary, above that of the maintained sector;
  • Continued Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme;
  • Fees remission for children of staff;
  • A commitment to continuing professional development;
  • Complimentary lunch during term-time;
  • Use of the John Lyon 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: 9:00am on Monday 6th June 2022.

Applications will be assessed and interviews arranged in order of receipt, please therefore 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.