This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£25714 to £41604

Job summary

Are you passionate about English, literature and literacy and do you have the ability to lead and deliver high quality lessons and achieve excellent results? Then come and join a high performing English team at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, talented and dynamic Key Stage 3 Co-ordinator of English to maximise the achievement of students in English against national and locally agreed benchmarked targets. As well as being a Lead practitioner for KS3 English, we are looking for a strong track record of improvement as well as being a strong classroom practitioner.

As a school, our mission is to be ‘In the Pursuit of Excellence’ in everything that we do. Our core values of 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 with confidence.

The school has a very strong reputation locally and is significantly oversubscribed.

Further details are at Please return application forms to

Overall Role and Remit
To work with and for the Head of English Faculty to ensure;
1. To maximise the achievement of students in KS3 English against national and locally agreed benchmarked targets.
2. Lead practitioner for KS3 English.
3. To maximise the quality of teaching. In particular to ensure there is no ‘inadequate’ teaching, and to maximise the proportion of ‘outstanding’ teaching.
4. (a) To ensure delivery of Teaching and Learning Strategies.
(b) To ensure the curriculum is up to date and innovative.
(c) To maximise the learning opportunities for students.
5. To take a full and active part in the school’s quality assurance process.
6. To take part in any meetings or activities required for this post.
7. To prepare reports for, attend and implement any necessary actions from Achievement Board meetings for KS3.
8. Plan and monitor interventions for underachieving students at KS3 and measure the impact of those interventions.
9. Contribute to the curriculum, scheme of learning and assessment of KS3 to ensure it meets the school’s vision of excellence.

Responsible to: Head of Faculty

Generic Responsibilities of all Rainhill Staff
(a) To work consistently to uphold School’s aims.
(b) To work in a co-operative and polite manner with all stakeholders.
(c) To work with Students in a courteous, positive, caring and responsible manner at all times.
(d) To take an active and positive role in the school’s commitment to the development of staff, and their annual review procedures.
(e) To uphold all school policy and procedure towards safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
(f) To work with visitors to the School in such a way that it enhances the reputation of the school.
(g) To seek to improve the quality of the School’s service.
(h) To present oneself in a professional way that is consistent with the values and expectations to the school.

Additional Duties
Any other duty deemed reasonable, as directed by the Headteacher or Senior Leadership Team.

Review of Performance
Objectives will be in accordance to schools PM policy. TLR post holders will not have the same number of objectives as main scale teachers.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 15th October 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 20th October 2021

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 a Disclosing & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure Certificate

Additional allowances

TLR 2B £4,785

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1794 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Rainhill High School

1-18 Mixed Comprehensive 1779 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

Please contact the school 01744 677205

School location

Warrington Road, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY

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