Head of Social Sciences with Business Studies TLR 2B

Rainhill High School, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY

This job expired on 7 December 2022

  • Start date details

    Spring Term 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR £34,824 - £48,709 pa inclusive of TLR

Pay scale

Pay scale: Teachers Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3

Additional allowances

TLR 2B £5,024 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a dynamic leader and creative, passionate and inspirational about Social sciences?

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Head of Social Sciences and Teacher of Business Studies to lead a highly successful faculty and talented team at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.

As a driven individual who can bring excellent leadership skills and outstanding teaching to Rainhill, you will have a proven track record of improvement as an inspirational and experienced practitioner securing outcomes across the key stages and possibly some existing leadership experience.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills with a genuine commitment to teaching and developing a love of learning in these subject areas.

Familiarity with the A level or L3 BTEC syllabus requirements for Business Studies

Track record of excellent examination results

To be able to articulate a vision for learning


Track record of excellent leadership at subject level

Track record of successfully managing other adults

Evidence of capacity to take on the required additional workload

Track record of successfully improving the performance of other adults

Evidence of working outside of area of curriculum expertise

Qualifications Skills and Abilities

Good Degree or equivalent in relevant subject area

PGCE in relevant subject area


Evidence of further professional development at Masters level.

Quality of Teaching

Ability or experience of teaching Business Studies to KS4 & KS5

Evidence of excellent teaching – at least Good judgments

Evidence of “Outstanding” practice

National Standards

Evidence all of the Teaching Standards in routine practice

Ethos and Extra Curricular and Curriculum enrichment

Evidence of inclusive practice

Evidence all of substantial contribution to extra-curricular activities

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity

What the school offers its staff

Our School’s mission is the ‘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

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About Rainhill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1838 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01744 677205

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.

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