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Job details
Employer Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Location Wakefield
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts December 2017 / January 2018

Teacher of History (Maternity Cover) 

QEGS has a long and distinguished history educating bright boys from a wide catchment centred on the cathedral city of Wakefield. Ours is a happy, vibrant school offering high quality facilities and a learning environment which is energetic, challenging and fun.  

Our recent ISI Inspection Report (January 2016) states “The school achieves its aim to fulfil all pupils’ intellectual potential within an inspirational and distinctively boy-centred learning environment.” QEGS received top judgements of “Excellent” in all the areas assessed. 

Required for December 2017 (or January 2018), an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher to join our thriving History department, part of our highly successful Humanities faculty.  Applicants will teach predominantly History at Key Stage 3 and GCSE (A level also available for a suitable candidate).  The post will also involve teaching Religious Studies at KS3, therefore, an interest in this field is also important. 

This is a unique opportunity for an individual to work with talented pupils and dedicated staff.  A contribution to the wider life of this busy day school would also be an advantage. 

Applications are equally welcome from newly qualified teachers (for whom statutory induction would be provided) or from more experienced colleagues.  

The position is part time (0.8 FTE) and is temporary to cover maternity leave, until the summer of 2018 in the first instance. Salary is MPS/UPS.  The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also applicable.  

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.  

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or The Head, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Northgate, Wakefield, WF1 3QX  

t:  01924 373943


Applications by CV will not be accepted.  

Closing Date: 4 pm, Friday 13th October 2017

About the employer

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is a selective, independent, all-boys senior school in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. There are currently around 720 pupils aged 11-18. In recent years, the school’s original Victorian purpose-built premises have been added...

Information about Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Boys
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

154 Northgate
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1924 231603