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Head of Year - Maternity Cover

 MPR/UPR + TLR  Outer London Weighting

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well qualified teacher to take responsibility for the welfare and progress of pupils of a Key Stage 3 year group. This is a maternity cover, starting September 2024 or sooner.

This is a key position in the school.  The post holder will report to an associate member of the Senior Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will have gained some experience of pastoral care and any other relevant experiences outside of the classroom in developing students’ wider life skills.

QEGS is a high-achieving, oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive converter academy. The school is The North London hub for the National SCITT for training Maths and Physics teachers. As a training hub, we offer excellent CPD opportunities for our own staff, in-house, through external partnership and national programmes.

The school is a member of ICGS (International Coalition of Girls’ Schools), an organisation united in educating and empowering students to be ethical, globally-minded change-makers.

We are also a member of The National College; the streaming home for high-quality professional development in education. They provide everything you need to strengthen, manage and evidence your professional development in one place, on one platform.

Both memberships offer teachers a vast range of resources and CPD opportunities. 

We offer a valuable Employee Assistance Programme, with many benefits that support well-being, at no cost to employees. We are conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from High Barnet tube station, making us easily accessible, but also offer a multi-storey complimentary car parking facility to all of our employees.

Our teaching load expectations are generous, allowing additional time for PPA (Planning, Preparation and Assessment).

Employees also have complimentary access to our on-site fitness suite and swimming pool facilities and access to over 29 acres of land to enjoy.

Queen Elizabeth Girls School is an equal-opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and, as such, all candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application form and further information is available to download from our website www.qegschool.org.uk Please email your completed application form to vacancies@qegschool.org.uk

The school reserves the right to interview and appoint ahead of the deadline.

Closing Date: Monday 21 May 2024