Staff Vacancies

“Queen Elizabeth’s is an excellent school that provides a very good quality of education. The ethos of the School is excellent” Ofsted

Staff Vacancies

Founded in 1573, Queen Elizabeth's is a leading Selective School for Boys aged 11 to 18 with 1180 on roll and a Sixth Form of 290. Five consecutive "outstandingly successful" OFSTED reports indicate the firm foundations of Queen Elizabeth's exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievements. The School acquired Academy status in September 2010.

The nearest tube station is High Barnet (Northern Line) and the twenty-three acre site on the edge of the Green Belt is an attractive setting for learning.

Queen Elizabeth’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Teaching Staff Vacancies

TEACHER OF PHYSICS: Part-time (0.4 to 0.6FTE)
Required for September 2017

Closing date for applications: Monday 30 January 2017

We wish to appoint a dynamic, highly motivated and inspirational graduate to teach Physics throughout the School.

The Physics department enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achieves exceptional outcomes in public examinations. Large numbers of the School’s students progress from A-level to Physics and related courses, such as Engineering, at leading universities. The successful applicant will have a strong academic background and will demonstrate that he or she has an understanding of how to inspire very able boys within and beyond the classroom.

Applications are welcome from NQTs and experienced teachers who wish to work part-time. It is anticipated that the contract will be between 0.4 and 0.6FTE but we are happy to agree the precise arrangements on appointment.

Further information about the post is available to download here. An application form can be found here and should be submitted to the School, along with a covering letter and up-to-date CV by following this link.


We are inviting applications for salaried and unsalaried places on the School Direct Teacher Training Programme to start in September 2017. Well-qualified and enthusiastic graduates from all disciplines are welcome to apply although we are particularly keen to hear from those looking to train in the following subjects: English, Geography, History, Languages (any combination of French, German and Latin), Mathematics, Science and PE (these are the high priority and other priority recruitment subjects). 

To be eligible to apply, candidates should have a relevant degree which has been awarded at 2:1 or above. To apply for the salaried programme, they should also have at least three years' professional (work) experience.

We are working as a consortium with several other local schools and the University of Hertfordshire to offer this training. Watford Girls' Grammar School is the named school on the Teaching Agency's website. As well as applying to Queen Elizabeth's using the application form below, applicants should also register their interest with the Department for Education.

Application form for Teaching Staff vacancies: MS Word or pdf. Completed forms can be sent using an online form.

Support Staff Vacancies

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT required for September 2017

Closing date for applications: Friday 20 January 2017

An outstanding designer, maker and technician is required to support our Technology curriculum which comprises a STEM-based foundation course for boys in their first three years at the School, GCSE and A-level Product Design. The successful applicant will work with our academic and talented students and the teaching team.

A job description is available to download here.

This post would be ideally suited to someone looking for a sandwich placement or a recent graduate from a Product Design degree or similar. It would provide excellent experience for someone who might be considering a career in teaching at some point in the future. The contract will be initially for the 2017-18 academic year.

Those interested in making an application should, in the first instance, email their CV and a letter explaining their interest and suitability for the role to the Headmaster at  no later than Friday 20 January 2017.

Application form for Support Staff vacancies: MS Word or pdf. Completed forms can be sent using an online form.



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17/01/2017 - Behind the lines: exploring the Mathematics in a hit novel and stage show

QE boys went to a special interactive lecture show looking at the Mathematics behind The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the best-selling book and award-winning stage show.


13/01/2017 - Six of the best: video competition winners

Year 9 boys all produced videos on a subject close to their heart – with the winning six being shown in assembly. The finalists tackled a very diverse range of topics, including animal cruelty, road safety and the attractions of Norway.


10/01/2017 - Double first! The challenge begins for QE engineers

For the first time, QE has this year entered two teams into a national engineering challenge.