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

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

Queen Elizabeth High School is a thriving 13-18 community high school – current roll 1285 including 410 Sixth Form. 

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.

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

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

  • Required from February 2020
  • Full time
  • MPR / UPR 
  • Fixed term contract (maternity cover), 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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. 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

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

Support Staff Vacancies

  • Variable hours, fixed term contracts until the end of August 2020
  • Full time or part time positions with an individual maximum of 28 hours per week (term time plus 3 days)
  • Salary Band 3 (SCP 5/6)
  • Pro-rata salary for a 28 h.p.w, term time plus 3 days position is £12,093 p.a.

We are seeking Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and supportive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) team at both QEHS and HMS. The salary quoted pertains to a full time position. 

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 and maybe you are contemplating a career in education or you are considering a career change.  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.  

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

  • Salary Band 3 (Points 5/6) – Term Time salary based upon 18 hours per week of £7,855 on a term time only contract plus 5 additional days.
  • Hours of work to be discussed at interview but we anticipate the successful candidate would work 18 hours over 3 or 4 days, Monday to Friday based at Hexham Middle School

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised administrator(s) who wish to work within a fast-paced environment.  This role involves the provision of a comprehensive general administration service to the school  including typing, word processing, handling specific school based record systems and databases, organising academic events in the school calendar and dealing sensitively with students, parents and staff in a very busy office environment. 

This role can be combined with the Finance Assistant position, or applied for on an individual basis, but please specify which positions you are applying for on your application form.  The ideal candidate will be confident, well organised and efficient with excellent communication skills. For both positions, the support for the senior members of staff is an integral part of this role and the ability to work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines and deal with conflicting demands is essential. 

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

  • Salary Band 3 (Points 5/6) – Term Time salary based upon 15 hours per week of £6,545 on a term time only contract plus 5 additional days.

Under the direction of the Finance Manager, this position focuses on the provision of all administration relating to financial services within the Trust.  This role will primarily be based at QEHS but you may be expected to work at other sites within the Trust.

This role can be combined with the Administrative Assistant position, or applied for on an individual basis, but please specify which positions you are applying for on your application form.  The ideal candidate will be confident, well organised and efficient with excellent communication skills. For both positions, the support for the senior members of staff is an integral part of this role and the ability to work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines and deal with conflicting demands is essential. 

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

We are seeking an enthusiastic catering assistant who wishes to work in an environment with young people and who enjoys working in a fast paced, friendly team. 

This is a fixed term contract until May 2020 and is a Band 1 wage, commencing on £9.00 per hour.

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

We are seeking committed cleaners who take pride in their work and wish to perform an important function in the success of the organisation.

This is a fixed term contract until May 2020 and is a Band 1 wage, commencing on £9.00 per hour.

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

  • Salary Band 4 (Points 7/11) – Term Time salary of £6,810 p.a. based upon 15 hours per week on a term time only contract plus an additional 5 days. 
  • Actual hours of work to be discussed at interview but we anticipate the successful candidate would work 15 hours over the working week of Monday to Friday.

The focus of this role is to provide technical support for specific curriculum areas including art, media, performing arts and music.  Specifically the candidate would be required to support students with filmmaking, photography, graphic design, photograph processing and editing both within school and where appropriate, on location.  In addition, we are looking for an individual that could assist with theatre lighting and sound effects and sound tracks to support our Youth Theatre productions.

The ability to work in multi-disciplined teams to provide creative design support and work to tight deadlines is essential.

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.

  • Salary Band 3 (Points 5/6) – Term Time salary of £9,600 p.a. based upon 22 hours per week on a term time only contract plus 5 additional days.
  • Hours of work to be discussed at interview but we anticipate the successful candidate would work the hours over the working week of Monday to Friday.

The primary function of this role is to support the network manager in resolving ICT technical issues on site.  This will include basic functions such as, setting passwords, setting up new user accounts, closing user accounts when required.  The role is also required to assist the department in resolving problems and faults with computers, troubleshooting basic hardware issues such as the replacement of keyboards, mice, printer toners, monitors and other basic IT components. Full training and support will be given for the suitable candidate but a passion and desire to work with IT is essential.

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.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, application form and criminal records declaration form by email to rstokes@qehs.net. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please contact Rachael Stokes, HR Assistant, on 01434 610362.

Closing date for applications: 4.00pm on Monday 21 October 2019

Please see below for the relevant application forms and guidance.