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  • Job start date

    20 February 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Geography, Humanities

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Approx 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£30000 to £46525

Pay scale

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Familiarity with GCSE and KS3 requirements in Geography

Track record of expertise and raising achievement and securing improvement

Familiarity with A level syllabus requirements in Geography

To be able to articulate a vision for learning

Qualifications Skills andAbilities

Good Degree in relevant subject area

PGCE in relevant subject area


Evidence of further professional development at Masters level.

Quality of Teaching

Ability and experience of teaching Geography at GCSE and A level

Relevant, recent experience of working in an 11-16 or 11-18 school

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Evidence of “Outstanding” practice

National Standards

Evidence all of the Teaching Standards in routine practice

Understanding of GCSE reforms across Geography

Ethos and Extra Curricular and Curriculum enrichment

Evidence of inclusive practice

Evidence all of substantial contribution to extra-curricular activities

What the school offers its staff

Our school has a long and strong record of academic success, the highest of which was in 2022. The destinations that our students move onto are strong. Our continued focus is on raising the aspirations, achievements and confidence of all our students to ensure they have the best life chances; that all of our students leave us ready to take on the world with conviction and self-assurance. We make no apologies for having the highest expectations of all our students.

Our curriculum is ambitious. Students are expected to work hard, and this is complemented by our excellent pastoral care, support and guidance. You will find the staff here are determined to support academic achievement but also provide a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities both within and beyond the classroom, ranging from trips to New York to football teams in school; all of which are important in building the confidence, resilience and experiences of every child.

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 with confidence.

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

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.

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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

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.

Our Partners

Founded in 2015 by former Liverpool and England striker, Robbie Fowler, The Fowler Academy’s results are impressive. Receiving glowing reports from OFSTED and Pearson qualifications, The Fowler Academy were awarded 'Most Inspirational Post 16 Provider in 2019's Educate Awards and were shortlisted in the 2021 TES Awards, as best national provider and have recently moved to their new home, the former first team training ground for Liverpool FC, Melwood.

Partnerships with the LFC Foundation and Rainhill, The Fowler Academy's blended offer of football and post 16 education is both exciting and innovative, ensuring excellent outcomes for students.

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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