• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (This is a maternity contract anticipated to last one year )

Job summary

Queen Elizabeth High School
Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3JB
Required from 1 September 2021

Queen Elizabeth High School are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic teacher of mathematics. You will have the opportunity to work in an exceptionally talented mathematics department.
This is a very exciting time for Queen Elizabeth High School, which was ranked 2nd in the North-East in the Sunday Times Parent Power listings. The school is located in the beautiful market town of Hexham and is moving to a brand-new facility in September, with state-of-the art resources. The High School is also co-locating with Hexham Middle School. The mathematics department is outstanding with high levels of attainment and progress, achieving some of the best outcomes in the North-East.
The subject is very popular in the school curriculum with up to 70 students each year choosing to study mathematics as one of their A Level options and a further 20 choosing further mathematics in the sixth form. We expect our teachers to have the necessary subject knowledge to teach high achieving A Level students and the skills to be able to inspire, motivate and support all students whatever their needs or abilities. Teachers at QEHS should also be committed to their own professional learning, be creative, solution-focused and willing to contribute to the wider life of the school.
We are a flourishing 13-18 community high school with a current roll 1300 including 380 Sixth Form. Further information about the school can be found on our website – www.qehs.net

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.

Please apply by submitting a covering letter and a completed application and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net.

Please note that we reserve the right to amend of withdraw this advert at anytime.

Employee benefits

Extensive well being package

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1301 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Ofsted report
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Contact email
Contact phone number

About Queen Elizabeth High School

Hadrian Learning Trust was established as an academy converter in 2016. The currently comprises Queen Elizabeth High School (with circa 1300 students aged 13-19) and Hexham Middle 460 9-13). provides the highest standard of education to people Tynedale. We are excellent school with a sixth form which outperforms most other state voluntary-aided schools colleges North East England. Our success is due having shared ethos strong partnership between students, parents local community, we want recruit best staff help us achieve our vision being region. attainment high. In 2019, Attainment 8 score 53.3, Progress 0.29. While proud students' success, far from complacent aspire for Year 11 make progress possible. truly outstanding invites comparison country. With average grade B at A-Level, vocational distinction*-, over 160 each year range universities including Oxbridge Russell Group. A number also exciting apprenticeships / conservatoires disciplines. have been placed 2nd out all North-East England two years running Sunday Times Parent Power listings (based on GCSE Level). curriculum offers greater choice subjects than schools. 9 courses prepare their studies whilst same time ensuring that receive broad balanced education. advice guidance offered ensures chosen by suit needs abilities. size subject expertise teachers allow run KS5. historically performance maths attracts 60 study further 15 or more maths. offer sport, music performance, media, IT, health social care business allows opportunity go specialist degrees university. last Ofsted inspection (April 2019) recognised achievement producing well-rounded happy students. Each year, physics visit CERN Large Hadron Collider Switzerland Human Rights group travels Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monastery India. One great strengths links local, national international communities, whether this through sport arts charity work, Fairtrade group, hospital concerts foreign visits. This will participate exchange visits linked Spain Germany. annual expedition Morocco. renowned commitment performing can be seen weekly youth theatre fantastic productions such “Les Miserables” December 2019. musicians put autumn spring numerous choirs (including boys’ choir) perform Abbey community. opportunities take part considerable they compete very high level individually teams. rowing team competes successful nationally has produced Olympic athletes rowers. Continuing professional development bringing about significant improvements leadership teaching, Pastoral Team barriers learning affect outcomes reduced. key recent provide supportive but challenging environment develop professionals.

Arranging a visit to Queen Elizabeth High School

Please contact Rachael Stokes if you would like to visit the school on 01434 610362 or at rstokes@qehs.net.

School location

Whetstone Bridge Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3JB

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