Vacancies

Vacancies

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School are continually looking to strengthen our teaching and support staff and recruit professionals who share our values of being enthusiastic, confident and committed, and who have a passion for our rapidly expanding school.   Our current vacancies are listed below. Should there be no relevant current vacancies advertised, we still welcome CV’s. Please send these to lnewton@qegsblackburn.com.

 

Head of Mathematics

Required from September 2018, a well-qualified, bright and enthusiastic Mathematics teacher, to lead the Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty, in a successful, significantly oversubscribed and expanding school. The successful candidate will be Head of the Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty, but specialist Computer Science knowledge isn’t required as Computer Science is led by a Subject Leader who reports to the Head of Faculty – we are looking for strong leadership of the Faculty.

Mathematics at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School is a highly respected department with a long record of success. It makes a solid contribution to the academic life of the School and regularly achieves very good public examination results. The atmosphere within the faculty is friendly and supportive both of traditional teaching practices and new learning initiatives. There are 8 experienced specialist teachers of Mathematics. The successful candidate will also be a specialist mathematician with a strong academic record.

The successful candidate will be able to teach the full range of year groups from Key Stage 3 to 5.

The faculty is very well resourced with seven specialist teaching rooms all with data projectors plus a fully equipped ICT laboratory and two fully dedicated ICT laboratories for Computing. Some Sixth Form teaching also takes place in the Sixth Form Centre. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic mathematician to work on the new GCSE and A level courses. We are looking for a candidate with strong academic and leadership qualities, a love of the subject and a positive attitude who will further increase the profile of Mathematics and Computing in the School.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have a PGCE.

QEGS has a pay scale above CPS and remuneration will be set according to qualifications and experience. All teachers are members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

Applications, including a letter and curriculum vitae, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees must be received by 12.00 noon on Thursday 19th April 2018.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check.

Job Description

Application Form

 

Subject Leader for Psychology and Sociology

We are looking to appoint a full-time Subject Leader for Psychology and Sociology from 1st September 2018 to teach our Sixth Form students in a successful, significantly oversubscribed and expanding school. A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

Applicants must have a strong academic background and an enthusiasm for teaching, which will be reflected not only in their passion for teaching, but also in their interest in assisting with and contributing to extra-curricular activities.

QEGS has a pay scale above CPS and remuneration will be set according to qualifications and experience. All teachers are members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have a PGCE. Applications are accepted from NQTs.

Applications, including a letter and curriculum vitae, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees must be received by 12.00 noon Thursday 19th April 2018.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check.

Job Description

Application Form

 

Primary School Teacher

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified full-time Primary School Teachers from 1st September 2018 for our strong, successful and expanding Primary School.

The preferred candidate will have an aptitude to motivate and stretch students of all abilities, bring forward new or alternative ideas in the teaching and have good communication skills.

QEGS has its own pay scale and salary will be set according to qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have, or be in the process of completing, a PGCE. Applications are accepted from NQTs.

Applications, including a letter and curriculum vitae, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees must be received by 12.00 noon Friday 20th April 2018.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check.

Job Description

Application Form

 

Teacher of Spanish

We require a well-qualified teacher from September 2018 for this strong and successful department to teach Spanish to A level. It would be ideal if the candidate were able to teach another language at least to KS3, although this is not essential. Applicants must have a strong academic background and an enthusiasm for the subject, which will be reflected not only in their passion for teaching, but also in their interest in assisting with extra-curricular activities related to the Faculty. The successful applicant will need to teach across the full ability range in the 11-18 section of this all-through Free School, to deliver a range of lessons which follow the current schemes of work and will be expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

The preferred candidate will have an aptitude to motivate and stretch students of all abilities, and have good communication skills.

QEGS has its own pay scale and salary will be set according to qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have, or be in the process of completing, a PGCE. Applications are accepted from NQTs.

An application form and further details should be downloaded from www.qegsblackburn.com. Applications, including a letter and curriculum vitae, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees must be received by 12.00 noon Thursday 19th April 2018.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check.

Job Description

Application Form