Teacher, English Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham, Northumberland

Job description

Hexham Middle School
Wanless Lane, Hexham NE46 1BU

Required from February 2020
MPR / UPR, full time, maternity fixed term contract, potentially for one year.

We are seeking an inspirational and dynamic English teacher to make a significant contribution to this very important curriculum area across Key Stages 2 and 3. Applications from NQTs or experienced teachers are very welcome.

We are a large and flourishing middle school set on a stunning site in the historical market town of Hexham and part of a Multi Academy Trust with Queen Elizabeth High School. We cherish the strong partnerships that exist between pupils, parents and the local community making this a successful, friendly and welcoming school. Pupils at Hexham Middle School have an eagerness to learn and achieve very well academically. We also place a high value on our activity programme beyond the classroom and are proud of the many and varied enriching activities that form part of our provision.

We welcome applications from teachers who can demonstrate the commitment and ability to:
 Ensure that all pupils achieve their full potential
 Inspire pupils in English
 Be creative in approaches to teaching and learning

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant on 01434 610362.

Closing Date for applications: 12:00pm on Thursday 17 October 2019

Essential educational requirements

Degree in English or an English related subject.
DfE recognised teaching qualification such as a PGCE or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

The candidate will be required to hold QTS or QTLS.

Essential skills and experience

Recent and relevant experience of teaching English at secondary / middle school level. A recent or current PGCE course is sufficient to meet this requirement

About Queen Elizabeth High School

Whetstone Bridge Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3JB
Queen Elizabeth High School website (opens in a new window)