2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - On a rolling temporary contract subject to SEN funding

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £23,893 FTE

Actual salary

£15,228 - £15,691 actual pa

Pay scale

NJC SCP 5-6 Conditions of Service

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to play a valuable part in shaping the lives of young people?

Are you interested in a career where no two days are the same?

We are recruiting Classroom Support Assistants at Rainhill high School.

As a Classroom Support Assistant, you will have a crucial role as part of a team who make our school a safe and happy place for every single one of our pupils.

Embracing our school values of ‘Learn, Think, Contribute, Care’, you will inspire our young people to enjoy and achieve; to reach heights that they never thought possible.Our brand new, purpose built SEND base is equipped to support you and our pupils every step of the way.Furthermore, you will be part of a dynamic team who benefit from excellent CPD opportunities and who seek to work collaboratively to provide the best provision to pupils and staff alike.

We are proud of what we do and would welcome you to visit prior to applying.

If you have the drive and determination to want the best for our pupils, we would like to hear from you.

Knowledge and Experience

Experience of working with young people of all ages

Ability to operate at a level of understanding and competence equivalent to NVQ Level 2 standard

Commitment to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people

Experience of working in a school or other learning environment

Experience of Administrative work

Experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviour

Experience of working with confidential information

Good standard of education- Minimum of GCSE or equivalent grade C in English and Maths

NVQ level 2 or above qualification –appropriate to the post (or equivalent)

Good numeracy and literacy skills

Willingness to undertake first aid training

Skills and Abilities

Ability to supervise and assist pupils

Good communication skills at all levels

Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills

Ability to work independently to organise own workload

Ability to make effective use of ICT systems

Good team player

Flexible approach

Good Behaviour Management

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace


What the school offers its staff

Our School’s mission is 'In Pursuit of Excellence’ in everything that we do and our core values; Learn, Think, Contribute, Care, embody our determination to ensure that all our students receive a first class education that enables them to take their place in society confidently.

We are a popular and high achieving school on the edge of Merseyside with a very strong reputation locally and significantly over subscribed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rainhill High School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as well as promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion; where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosing & Barring Certificate and online searches as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@rainhillhigh.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
Download an application form - 3.44 MB

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Rainhill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1830 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01744677205

11-18 Mixed Comprehensive 1847 on roll

Rainhill High School is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form centre located in Rainhill, Merseyside, England.

The school converted to an academy under Rainhill Learning Village in March 2017. More recently, the school has become part of the Stephenson Trust.

The school is the official Liverpool F.C. Academy Education Centre in Merseyside for under-18 players to be educated. Notable former pupils from the academy include Raheem Sterling and Trent Alexander-Arnold. The school has recently partnered with FA FE to strengthen post-16 education for the players. FE FA is owned and run by Robbie Fowler, former Liverpool and England footballer.
In addition to Liverpool FC, it has formal partnerships with Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Liverpool John Moores University and University of Leeds.

Arranging a visit to Rainhill High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@rainhillhigh.org.uk.

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