If you wish to speak to someone regarding vacancies, please telephone 01434 610300 or email recruitment@qehs.net.  Please can all reference requests, including for current staff, be sent to recruitment@qehs.net.

Queen Elizabeth High School is a thriving 13-18 community high school – current roll 1292 including 367 in Sixth Form. QEHS is a high achieving school, ranked second in the North East in the Sunday Times Parent Power listings for 2023.

Hexham Middle School is a large and flourishing middle school with 600 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.

Where specified in the Job description and person specification, 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

No Current Vacancies

Support Staff Vacancies

  • Learning Support Assistant, based at Queen Elizabeth High School
  • Fixed Term Contract until 18 July 2025.
  • Support Staff contract, Band 3.
  • Maximum 28hr over 5 days – working hours 8:50-3:20.
  • Pro rata salary based on 28hrs a week across 5 days is £15,187per annum
  • Start Date – September 2024
  • Closing date – Friday 23 August 9.00

We are seeking a committed and passionate Learning Support Assistant to help provide personal care as well as academic, social and emotional support across all areas of the curriculum at Queen Elizabeth High School. This role is to work with a specific student who uses a wheelchair and will require a level of personal care whilst at school. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who places pupil success and strong relationships at the heart of what they do.

Working under the direction of the Assistant SENDCO for our special educational needs department, you will be at the forefront of the high school’s SEND provision. Although this role is to work specifically with one student you will be expected to work with all colleagues, students, and their parents/carers to build strong, positive relationships to enable all students to fulfil their potential. You will be ambitious for the success of all students and will establish an environment where high expectations and targeted support are fully embedded.

The successful applicant will access a supportive induction and training package. 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.

We are a large and flourishing high school set in the historical market town of Hexham and are co-located with Hexham Middle School as part of Hadrian Learning Trust. In September 2021, we moved into brand new school buildings with state-of-the-art learning facilities. We cherish the strong partnerships that exist between students, parents/carers, staff, and the local community making this a successful, friendly, and welcoming school. Students at QEHS have an eagerness to learn and achieve very well academically. We pride ourselves on the care we give the children at QEHS.

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.

We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this advert at any time.

Please see the job description for more details.

If you wish to apply for the role, please submit an application form and cover letter to recruitment@qehs.net.

If you require any further information please contact us by email: recruitment@qehs.net or via telephone 01434 610362.

  • 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 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 and completed application form, to 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.

Catering – We are looking for self-motivated, well-organised and enthusiastic people to join our catering team to assist in the preparation and serving of meals and refreshments to students and staff. Working as part of a team is key to this role and a level of flexibility is also required. We have variable contracts between 5 and 16.25 hours per week with the possibility of overtime. The core hours of work are between 9:30am and 2:30pm during term time only with 1 plus day to be done during the holidays. The rate of pay is £11.60 an hour.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact HR on 01434 610300 or recruitment@qehs.net

Cleaner – We are looking for self-motivated and well organised people to join our site team as cleaning staff. Responsibilities can include sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and emptying bins and to clean designated areas such as toilets, classrooms and corridors. The rate of pay is £11.60 an hour and the hours of work can be variable.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact HR on 01434 610300 or recruitment@qehs.net

  • Cover Supervisor
  • Hadrian Learning Trust, Hexham
  • Term Time (plus 3) permanent contract 30 hours per week 8.30 – 3.30  (4.30 on a Tuesday for CPD)
  • Salary – £24,294 – £25,979 fte (pro rata £16,822 – £17,988)
  • Commencing on the 1 September 2024

Hadrian Learning Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active and adaptable person to fulfil the role of cover supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity to work in two excellent schools where pupils ‘behave very well, both in and out of lessons’ (Ofsted 2024). The successful candidate will have the ability to build positive relationships and engage pupils effectively to ensure they continue to learn in the absence of their usual teacher. Staff involved in cover supervision will be expected to respond to pupils’ questions and generally support pupils in learning activities in line with schools’/trust’s policies and procedures.

Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. In addition to this, we are looking for someone who:

  • Will form positive and constructive relationships
  • Consistently apply the routines and expectations of the schools
  • Be adaptable to the needs of the students

We welcome applications from those with all levels of experience, including those wishing to pursue a career in teaching.

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 Respect, Engage, Aspire, 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

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 our recruitment team on 01434 610362 or recruitment@qehs.net.

You can apply for the role by submitting an application form and personal statement to recruitment@qehs.net .

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.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 12 July 2024