Teacher of PE, Hexham

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Queen Elizabeth High SchoolHexham
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Start date: 1st December 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPR / UPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Queen Elizabeth High School

Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3JB


Required from 1st January 2019

Fixed Term 0.6 FTE (3 day per week) Contract until 2nd June 2019

Main Scale /Upper Pay Range

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our PE Department in this high achieving, caring and inclusive school, a short drive from Newcastle.  The Department is comprised of a strong group of committed and supportive professionals. Our PE department is highly regarded and the subject is very popular and successful in the school curriculum. We expect our teachers to have the necessary subject knowledge to teach high achieving sixth form students and the skills to be able to inspire, motivate and support all students whatever their needs or abilities. A commitment to extra-curricular sport is essential; this is school with a very strong sporting tradition. We would welcome applications from NQTs and those with a keen interest in Rugby is also an advantage.

We are looking for someone who has high expectations of students and staff, a proven track record of outstanding teaching leading to excellent outcomes, and a belief that young people can achieve at a high standard regardless of starting points.

QEHS is a flourishing 13-18 high school, ranked amongst the best performing schools in the North East of England. There are 1300  students on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form. Further information about the school can be found on our website – www.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.

If you wish to speak to someone regarding the vacancy please telephone Rachael Stokes on 01434 610362 or email rstokes@qehs.net. You are also welcome to visit and meet the head of school, James Andriot, before submitting your application. Please contact Rachael Stokes to arrange this.

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 23 November 2018. 

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More about Queen Elizabeth High School
Address: Whetstone Bridge Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1434 610300