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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - June 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR £28,000 - £43,685

Pay scale

Teachers Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about Design Technology especially Food and Nutrition and can deliver high quality lessons and excellent outcomes for pupils? Then come and join our ambitious Art & Design Technology team that are high performing and forward-thinking at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.

We are seeking to appoint an innovative and creative Food Technology teacher who has the capacity to enthuse, engage and inspire our pupils through strong subject knowledge; someone who thrives on collaboration and teamwork; a committed professional with high levels of personal motivation and ambition. This position is a fixed term maternity leave cover to start in September 2023.

Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified Design Technology teachers from a range of disciplinary backgrounds who are specialists in Food Technology.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills with a genuine commitment to teaching and the ability to develop our pupils’ love of learning in Art & Design Technology. If you believe you have the skills and dedication to meet our standards, and be part of our pursuit of excellence, then we are the school for you.

Our core values; Learn, Think, Contribute, Care, embody our determination to ensure that all our pupils receive a first-class education that enables them to take their place in society confidently. The school is working hard to make a difference to staff workloads by investing time, technology, and support to make Rainhill High and Rainhill Sixth an attractive place to work.

Please find further details in our Applicant Information pack and by visiting our website.

Good Degree or equivalent in relevant subject area

PGCE in relevant subject area


Familiarity with GCSE specification in Food DT / GCSE for Design Technology

Track record of expertise, raising achievement and securing improvement

Experience of teaching Food Technology

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 Service.
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About Rainhill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1830 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.

Arranging a visit to Rainhill High School

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

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