If you wish to speak to someone regarding vacancies, please telephone Rachael Stokes, Trust HR Admin Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email recruitment@qehs.net

Queen Elizabeth High School is a thriving 13-18 community high school – current roll 1285 including 410 Sixth Form. QEHS is a high achieving school, ranked second in the North East in the Sunday Times Parent Power listings for 2018-19.

Hexham Middle School is a large and flourishing middle school with 480 pupils on roll.

Both schools are set in the historical market town of Hexham, 25 minutes drive from Newcastle along the Tyne Valley.

Our ethos is built around a strong partnership between pupils, parents and the local community and we want to recruit the best staff to help us achieve our vision of being high performing educational institutions.

Ofsted has praised our school for our inclusive nature and the quality of advice, guidance and support we offer our pupils. We are committed to enabling all of our students to develop their knowledge and understanding, skills and mindset, so that they can take their next steps with confidence. Our aim is that every child will grow into a happy, fulfilled and successful adult. Therefore, as part of our commitment to safeguarding our children it is a requirement that all staff undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the recruitment process. We reserve the right to change or amend our adverts at any time.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for these posts.  Candidates must be able to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English.

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

Teaching Staff Vacancies

  • Salary MPR/UPR
  • Part Time, 0.4fte fixed term contract until August 2023
  • Required from December 2022
  • Main Scale (MPS) / Upper Pay Scale (UPS)
  • Not suitable for ECTs
  • Closing Date for applications: 3pm Friday 2 December 2022.

Queen Elizabeth High School wishes to appoint a part time, teacher of art & design.  The successful candidate’s timetable will potentially include GCSE and A-Level Graphics. There will also be some general art & design teaching across Yr 9 & GCSE. Graphics is a popular subject at QE, therefore the relevant skill and subject expertise is desirable. The department is high achieving with a strong team delivering 3 disciplines at GCSE and A-level with high numbers. The person appointed will be required to make and deliver high level resources, to aid the teaching and learning within existing schemes of work, (AQA GCSE).

Queen Elizabeth High School is a friendly, welcoming, successful, mixed comprehensive with a proud history dating back to Elizabethan times. Our ‘outstanding eagerness to promote good learning’ is drawn directly from the original charter granted to the people of Hexham in 1599 to educate the town’s young people. It forms the basis of our ethos today, which centres on our belief in the highest academic standards for everyone and our valuing of education in its broadest sense. There is much that is already very good at our school: confident, well-behaved learners, dedicated, loyal staff and supportive parents. 

You can find out more details in the Person Specification and Job Description below or by contacting recruitment@qehs.net.

If you wish to have a confidential discussion about the role, or would like to arrange to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact Rachael Stokes on 01434 610362 or rstokes@qehs.net.

You can apply for the role by submitting an application form and personal statement along with a completed criminal records declaration form to Rachael Stokes, at recruitment@qehs.net.  Closing Date for applications: 3pm on Friday 2 December 2022.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

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

Support Staff Vacancies

  • Band 3, SCP 5 to 6 (37 hours per week, term time only plus an additional 5 days)
  • Actual Salary £18,534 per annum
  • Maternity Fixed Term Contract (anticipated to run until July 2023)
  • Closing Date: 3pm Friday 2 December 2022

We have a vacancy for an organised, hardworking and flexible team player to join our successful Science department who support our Science team across the trust. Our technicians play a key role in the smooth day to day running of the department and you will join a team of 2 including one senior technician.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Assisting teachers in the Science department when preparing for practical lessons
  • Preparing and setting out equipment and materials for lessons
  • Promote the awareness of health and safety in the laboratory and show commitment to the safeguarding of our students
  • Maintenance of the stocks of science chemicals and equipment

We welcome applications from all underrepresented groups and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.   

If you would like to apply for the post, then please submit a cover letter, completed application form and declaration form, to Rachael Stokes at recruitment@qehs.net by 3pm on Friday 2 December 2022.

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time, and subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks including the completion of a satisfactory DBS check through school. 

  • Organistation – Queen Elizabeth High School, part of Hadrian Learning Trust
  • Job Title – Rowing Coach (reporting to the QEHS Rowing Club Leader)
  • Salary – To be discussed at Interview and dependent on experience.  Commensurate with coaching pay rates.
  • Location – Hexham
  • Contract type – Casual

Queen Elizabeth High School has a strong sporting ethos, with rowing accessed by students through the school’s extra-curricular activities programme. The rowing club has an excellent reputation, with training facilities on site and very good boat storage with water access at Tyne Green Country Park, Hexham.  

As a result of an expanding membership, the school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible Rowing Coach on a casual basis.  The role of the coach will be to work with individuals and groups aged 13 to 19 to support them in achieving their sporting goals, as well as to fulfil other reasonable duties as requested, ensuring compliance with RowSafe guidance.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for experience of life in a school before undertaking a PGCE or equivalent, or those looking for employment whilst at university, or who have just left, perhaps managing this position alongside another job role.  Or, you may simply wish to pursue your own interest in rowing.  Eitherway, it is essential that the successful candidate will have a genuine passion for rowing and be expected to have a high level of rowing knowledge (either as a coach and/or through experience as an athlete).  The successful candidate will possess the drive and enthusiasm to build on the recent accomplishments of the rowing club and be willing to contribute fully to the life of the club, including running evening rowing sessions, weekend events, fixtures, and trips and coaching outside of term time.

This is a new role in our organisation but it will be fully supported by the Club Leader and the large number of committed parent volunteers who assist in the administration and smooth running of the club.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact the Club Leader, Pamela Walton, via pwalton@qehs.net or Rachael Stokes, Trust HR Assistant, via recruitment@qehs.net.

You can find out more details in the Job Description and Person Specification in the link below:

If you would like to apply for the post, then please submit a cover letter, completed application form and declaration form, to Rachael Stokes at recruitment@qehs.net .

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time, and subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks including the completion of a satisfactory DBS check through school. 

Hadrian Learning Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and adopts recruitment procedures that promote their safety and well-being.

  • Full Time or Part time hours with an individual maximum of 28 hours per week (term time plus 3 days)
  • Salary Band 3 (SCP 5/6) – Equated salary for a 28 h.p.w, term time plus 3 days position is £12,643  p.a.
  • Fixed Term contract until 31 August 2023
  • Closing date: 3pm Friday 2 December 2022

We are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) team at QEHS.  The salary quoted pertains to a full time position of 28 hours per week.  The position is required to commence as soon as possible.

The purpose of an LSA is to develop an understanding of the educational, physical and emotional needs of the children they are supporting and be able to relate well to children and young adults in order to support them to reach their full potential.  In the role you will be required to support students who may be disengaging from education or struggling with accessing learning. You will build and maintain positive relationships with students to encourage learning and development. You will model and promote appropriate behaviour and therefore successful candidates will be self-motivated and display excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for education.

This may be your first role in education after recently graduating or maybe you are contemplating a career change into education or a returner to education after a career break. Whatever your background the candidate(s) will need to be able to Successful candidates will be self-motivated and display excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for education. This may be your first role in education after recently graduating or maybe you are contemplating a career into education or a returner to education after a career break.

We welcome applications from all underrepresented groups and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.

You can find out more details in the Job Description and Person Specification in the link below:

If you would like to apply for the post, then please submit a cover letter, completed application form and declaration form, to Rachael Stokes at recruitment@qehs.net by  3pm Friday 2 December 2022.

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time, and subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks including the completion of a satisfactory DBS check through school. 

  • Full Time or Part time hours available with an individual maximum of 22.4 hours per week over 4 days (term time plus 3 days)
  • Salary Band 3 (SCP 5/6) – Equated salary for a 22.4 h.p.w, term time plus 3 days position is £10,114  p.a.
  • Fixed Term contract until 31 August 2023
  • Closing date: 3pm Friday 2 December 2022

We are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) team, specifically at Hexham Middle School. The salary quoted pertains to the maximum hours for the position of 22.4 hours per week. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and display excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for education. This may be your first role in education after recently graduating or maybe you are contemplating a career into education or a returner to education after a career break. We welcome applications from all underrepresented groups and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post. The position is required to commence as soon as possible.

You can find out more details in the Job Description and Person Specification in the link below:

If you would like to apply for the post, then please submit a cover letter, completed application form and declaration form, to Rachael Stokes at recruitment@qehs.net by 3pm on Friday 2 December 2022.  If you are unsure whether you fit the required criteria and would like to discuss further then please email recruitment@qehs.net to arrange a telephone conversation.

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time, and subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks including the completion of a satisfactory DBS check through school. 

  • Full Time or Part time hours with an individual maximum of 28 hours per week (term time plus 3 days)
  • Salary Band 3 (SCP 5/6) – Equated salary for a 28 h.p.w, term time plus 3 days position is £12,643  p.a.
  • Fixed Term contract until 31 August 2023
  • Closing date: 3pm Friday 2 December 2022

We are seeking Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) team.  We have vacancies available in both Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School, please state on your application if you have a preference.  The salary quoted pertains to a full time position of 28 hours per week.  The position is required to commence as soon as possible.

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and display excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for education. This may be your first role in education after recently graduating or maybe you are contemplating a career into education or a returner to education after a career break. We welcome applications from all underrepresented groups and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.

Candidates will need to be able to develop an understanding of the educational, physical and emotional needs of the children they are supporting and be able to relate well to children and young adults in order to support them to reach their full potential.

You can find out more details in the Job Description and Person Specification in the link below:

If you would like to apply for the post, then please submit a cover letter, completed application form and declaration form, to Rachael Stokes at recruitment@qehs.net by 3pm on Friday 2 December 2022.

Please note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time, and subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks including the completion of a satisfactory DBS check through school. 

  • Salary Band 3 Point 5
  • £11.19 per hour on a casual contract
  • Closing Date: Friday 2 December 2022 at 3:00pm

We are seeking exam invigilators on a casual employment basis, term time only, to meet the needs of the school’s annual examination timetable.  Typically, working opportunities run from November through to the end of June each year.  You will be responsible for administering exam arrangements in line with school and Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) guidelines.  Prior to commencing employment with Hadrian Learning Trust full training will be provided for the role.  Our current team of Invigilators come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels, from ex-teachers to NHS workers and ex-police officers and various private sector roles.  Some have caring responsibilities and require flexibility, others have retired from their previous roles but still wish to undertake a part time role that suits them.  All applications from perspective candidates will be considered. 

The role of Exam Invigilators presents a great opportunity to work with a great team and within one of the best schools in the North East.  The role of an exam invigilator, is truly flexible employment, you can chose to undertake as many or, as few exam invigilation sessions as you would like to commit too.   

Please apply by completing the attached application form and submitting it to recruitment@qehs.net.  Closing date for applications is Friday 2 December at 3:00pm.  Interviews will be schedule for the week commencing 5 December 2022.

  • Permanent Variable Hours Contract
  • Hours variable between locations, starting on 16.25 hours per week.
  • Core hours of work between 10:15am and 2:30pm
  • £10.51 per hour
  • Hours per week to be reviewed on a term by term basis

We are looking for self-motivated, well-organised and enthusiastic people to join our team to assist in the preparation and serving of meals and refreshments to students and staff.  Previous experience of working within a kitchen environment would be an advantage but not essential.  You will assist in the preparation for and in the service of meals and refreshments and undertake associated kitchen duties as directed by the Catering Manager.   Basic Food Hygiene Certificates must be achieved within, ideally, six months of commencement.

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 on [01434] 610300.

If you wish to apply, please email your letter of application, completed application form and criminal records declaration form to recruitment@qehs.net

Closing date for applications: Friday 2 December at 3pm.

  • £10.51  per hour.  (Band 1 with living wage supplement)

Having moved to new school facilities in September 2021.  We are looking for self-motivated, well-organised and enthusiastic people to join our team to assist in cleaning our sites at both QEHS and HMS.  Previous experience of working within a school environment  is not essential. Hours are flexible and varied.  Please give Rachael Stokes a call on 01434 610362 if you wish to discuss.