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

Support Staff Vacancies

  • Salary: £21,460 per annum, HLT Band 6
  • Salary quoted is pro-rata based upon 37 hours per week on a term-time only contract plus an additional 5 days, including inset days
  • Closing date for applications: 3pm on Friday 28th January 2022 (please quote reference HLTSN)

Hadrian Learning Trust, which includes the schools Queen Elizabeth High School and Hexham Middle School, has developed a deserved reputation for delivering an excellent all-round education. The School is situated in the small rural market town of Hexham, voted the happiest place to live in 2021, according to Rightmove’s ‘Happy at Home’ Index.

As part of our continued drive to support the physical, emotional and mental wellbeing of our students, we are seeking a school nurse to work within our Trust. The successful candidate should be a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with experience in the management of minor illness and injury. It would be advantageous to have a paediatric background and possess a paediatric qualification as well as a special interest in diabetes, asthma, immunisation, counselling and health promotion. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and administration skills together with experience of working in a team. You need to be able to work confidently, competently and autonomously within your capabilities, knowing when and where to access support and advice.

In turn, we offer term-time working, onsite parking and the opportunity to work in a friendly, committed and supportive team.

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

Please apply by submitting a covering letter, quoting reference HLTSN, completed application form and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@qehs.net .

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the Trust’s community, including volunteers and visitors, to share this commitment. The Trust actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community. The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Please note we reserve the right to amend or withdraw this advert at any time. Subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks.

  • Salary: £17,260 per annum. This salary is pro rata for working term time plus 5 days.
  • Hours: 8:30-4:30pm
  • Hours per week: 37
  • Fixed term until 31st August 2023
  • Closing date for applications: 3pm on Friday 28th January 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, motivated and committed individual to work for Queen Elizabeth High School located within the market town of Hexham. Our ethos is to provide a supportive and challenging learning environment to give all children the opportunity to thrive. In these unprecedented times, young people need more support than ever to meet the challenges of this ever-changing world. 

What are we looking for?

The successful applicant will have the required skills and experience to work for this excellent school that promotes high standards behaviour and achievement across all key stages.  Primarily based in the high school, you would be working with a committed and supportive team who seek every day to inspire young people. 

Skills and responsibilities

  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to use initiative and work well under pressure.
  • Ambitious to support and extend the learning opportunities for all our pupils.
  • Show perseverance and maintain a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Value the diversity of people’s circumstances and backgrounds.
  • Supervise and coordinate student attendance in the school’s behaviour unit as directed by Pastoral Leaders and AHT Pastoral 
  • Provide wellbeing support for all pupils 
  • Supervise and support pupils excluded from, or otherwise not working to, a normal timetable. 
  • Maintain a calm working environment conducive to individual and group work 
  • Set and maintain high expectations for all children
  • Establish productive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to the needs of each individual child
  • Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.
  • Provide intervention and support for pupils to enable them to access learning both in the classroom and on a 1-1 level 

What can we offer the right candidate?

  • A highly supportive working environment
  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Flexible working
  • Continued professional development opportunities

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

If you feel you have the qualities and experience that Queen Elizabeth High School is looking for, please apply by submitting a covering letter, completed application form and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@qehs.net .

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the Trust’s community, including volunteers and visitors, to share this commitment. The Trust actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community. The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Please note we reserve the right to amend or withdraw this advert at any time. Subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks.

  • Casual contract, £10.01 per hour
  • Salary Band 3, Point 5
  • Closing date for applications: 3pm on 31st January 2022

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.  This presents a great opportunity to work with a great team and within one of the highest performing schools in the North East.  The role of an exam invigilator is truly flexible employment: you can choose to undertake as many or as few exam invigilation sessions as you would like to commit to. You will work with our Trust Examination Officers to come to a mutually agreed schedule of working days and times. We are seeking people that understand the need to follow guidelines and procedures, but that are also committed to supporting young people through one of their most important, but often stressful, periods of their young lives.

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

Please apply by submitting a covering letter, completed application form and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@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. We retain the right to amend / withdraw this advertisement at any time.

  • Fixed term contract until 31st August 2022
  • To commence as soon as possible
  • Full time hours with an individual maximum of 28 hours per week (term time plus 3 days, worked)
  • Part time applications would be considered
  • Salary Band 3 (SCP 5) – equated salary for 28 hours per week, term time plus 3 days position is £12,425 per annum
  • Closing date for applications: 3pm on 31st January 2022

We are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) team at Queen Elizabeth High School. The main responsibilities of this role are as follows (but not limited to):

  • To attend to the personal needs of pupils including the implementation of daily personal learning programmes, and in some circumstances personal, intimate manual handling. This may include physical support, social, health/physical, hygiene and welfare objectives.
  • Scribing/typing to support children in their access of learning; working with teaching staff as part of a team to enable the best engagement, provide encouragement and support progress.
  • To establish good relationships with pupils, providing emotional support and acting as a role model. Responding to the needs of each individual child.
  • To actively promote inclusive practice within the classroom setting to ensure acceptance of all children.
  • To encourage children to interact with one another, building social skills and opportunities for engagement.
  • To have challenging expectations that encourage children to act independently and build self-esteem.
  • To work collegially as a member of the SEN and wider school.

We are seeking individuals with a passion for working with young people and who possess a desire to make a difference in a young person’s life.

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

The salary quoted pertains to a full-time position of 28 hours per week. The position is required to commence as soon as possible and the longevity of the fixed term role past the contract end date is dependent on specific and continued SEN funding.

Please apply by submitting a covering letter, completed application form and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@qehs.net .

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the Trust’s community, including volunteers and visitors, to share this commitment. The Trust actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community. The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Please note we reserve the right to amend or withdraw this advert at any time. Subsequent offers of employment will be made conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks.

  • Salary Band 1 (£9.25 per hour)
  • Starting on 30 hours per week on a permanent variable contract

This is an exciting time for Hadrian Learning Trust as our new school buildings are completed.  The site has brand new kitchen facilities with a central kitchen with the capacity to service both schools at once.  As result of our new buildings, we need to increase the capacity of our catering team, so we are now looking for Catering Assistants. 

The purpose of the catering role is to support and assist the delivery of the lunch and break catering service to our pupils and staff.  The successful candidates will:

  • be willing to provide high levels of customer service
  • have a professional and friendly demeanour
  • have a reliable and trustworthy attitude
  • have a flexible approach to working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You may be looking for something short term or a longer-term commitment.  Either way we would like to hear from you.  Hours of work are between 10:00am and 2:30pm Monday to Friday.

Please apply by submitting a covering letter, completed application form and criminal records declaration form via email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@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. We retain the right to amend / withdraw this advertisement at any time.