7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2b (£5499)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Experience as a classroom teacher in a secondary setting.
  • An excellent classroom practitioner.
  • Understands how and believes they can improve student outcomes.
  • Excellent understanding of assessment processes and how to use these to support planning and raise student achievement.
  • Experience of working with other teachers and supporting professionals to extend their understanding of educational issues.
  • Evidence of successful leadership of an aspect of pastoral related strategy and work.
  • Ability to lead own professional development.
  • Confident user of new technology as a management tool.
  • Ability to lead an extra-curricular activity.


  • Experience of leading a Year group.
  • Experience of managing teams.
  • The ability to teach: Computer Science, Economics, Maths, Girls’ PE, Politics, Psychology.

What the school offers its staff

As well as offering you a competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme, there are also many additional benefits of working at QEGS some of which are summarised below:

  • A supportive and collegiate staffing team
  • A strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career
  • Access to a range of career enhancing qualifications including National Professional Qualifications (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL), as well as industry specific qualifications e.g. AAT; BIFM and Masters degrees
  • Staff social events
  • Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. sporting activities
  • Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to Zambia, Germany, winter sports etc.
  • A policy of promoting from within (where possible).

Commitment to safeguarding

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is committed to the safeguarding of all students and as part of the recruitment process we conduct enhanced checks into applicant’s background.

Applying for the job

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About Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
997 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01768 864621

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith A mixed selective academy Roll: 1038 including 234 in the Sixth Form Ofsted: Outstanding in every category

Arranging a visit to Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email secretary@qegs.cumbria.sch.uk.

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