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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Health and social care

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Fixed term - One Year fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 pa

Pay scale

Teachers MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about Health & Social Care and have the ability to deliver high quality lessons and achieve excellent outcomes for students? Then come and join a high performing Social Sciences team at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and inspirational Health & Social Care teacher for September 2024, who has a thirst for knowledge and the drive to teach BTEC L3 Extended Certificate and Diploma in Health and Social Care at KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will have the capacity to enthuse, engage and inspire our pupils through strong subject knowledge and be able to maintain the excellent results in these popular areas of study and someone who thrives on collaboration and teamwork; a committed professional with high levels of personal motivation and ambition.

This position is a full time one year fixed term contract. Applications are welcome from both experienced and early career teachers.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills with a genuine commitment to teaching and the ability to develop our students’ love of learning in social sciences. 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.

Experience Pupil Progress

Familiarity with Level 2 and Level 3 Health and Social Care syllabus requirements

Track record of expertise and raising achievement and securing improvement

To be able to articulate a vision for learning

Qualifications SkillsandAbilities

Good Degree in relevant subject area

PGCE in relevant subject area


Evidence of further professional development at Masters level

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

Experience of teaching across the ability spectrum

Enthusiasm and ability to motivate and inspire students and staff

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Shows a strong commitment to equity in provision for students and a belief in the potential of every child

Demonstrate the ability to enthuse, inspire and motivate students, staff, and parents

Willingness to get involved in the wider life of the school

Quality of Teaching

Ability and experience of teaching Health and Social Care to BTEC Level 3

Evidence of excellent teaching – at least Good judgments

Evidence of “Outstanding” practice

Experience of planning and delivering interventions for pupils

Knowledge of the barriers to learning that pupils may face

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


Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity

What the school offers its staff

Rainhill High was graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in February 2023.

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

The school is working hard to make a difference to staff workloads by investing time, technology, and support to make Rainhill High School and Rainhill Sixth an attractive place to work.

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
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.

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.

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

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