Teacher of Psychology and Criminology (One year fixed term Maternity cover)

Rainhill High School, Prescot, Merseyside


Job details

Subject Psychology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

11-18 Mixed Comprehensive 1705 on roll

Are you passionate about Psychology and Forensics and want to join a high performing Social Sciences team? Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth is the place for you!

Our School’s mission is the ‘Pursuit of Excellence’ in everything that we do.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Psychology with excellent interpersonal skills to teach Psychology and Criminology at Key Stage 5 in a popular and high achieving School on the edge of Merseyside.

This post is a one year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from Easter 2020.

The school has a very strong reputation locally and is significantly over subscribed. The 2014 OFSTED judgement endorsed our strong reputation and since the last inspection, the school has gone from strength to strength.

Further details are at www.rainhillhighschool.org.uk/vacancies Please return application forms to
jobs@rainhillhighschool.org.uk or Mrs A Mawdsley at the above address.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Interviews: Thursday 29th January 2020

Rainhill High School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment .
This post is subject to a Disclosing & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure Certificate

Overall Role and Remit
o To maximise the achievement of all children in your charge
o To be responsible for these children’s safety and welfare
o To assist in the development of the department and other teachers within the school.
Responsible to: Head of Subject

Specific Responsibilities
The following are taken from the Teachers Standards – September 2012
Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the
highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong
subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge
positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

Essential educational requirements

Good Degree and PGCE in relevant subject area

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Familiarity with the A level syllabus requirements in Psychology and Criminology
Track record of excellent examination results

To be able to articulate a vision for learning

Experience of teaching Psychology & Criminology to A Level

Evidence of excellent teaching – at least Good judgments

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1706 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Rainhill High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@rainhillhighschool.org.uk

About Rainhill High School

School location

Warrington Road, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY