Are you passionate about all things Science and have the ability to deliver high quality
lessons and achieve excellent results? Then come and join a thriving Science Faculty
at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.
Rainhill High was graded as
‘Good’ by Ofsted in February 2023.
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational
Teacher who has a thirst for
knowledge and the drive to succeed with excellent
interpersonal skills to teach Key Stage 3 and 4 Science.
This position is a fixed term
maternity leave contract to start in February 2024 until December 2024 and there is a possibility of a TLR
offer for the right experienced candidate although applications are
also welcome from 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 Science. 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.
Familiarity with the KS3 & GCSE syllabus requirements in
Familiarity with the A level syllabus
in Biology, Physics, Chemistry
Good Degree or equivalent in
relevant subject area
PGCE in relevant subject
Evidence of further professional
development at Masters level.
Ability and experience of teaching Science
Ability or experience of teaching Science
subjects to A level.
Evidence of excellent teaching – at
least Good judgments
Evidence of “Outstanding” practice
Evidence all of the Teaching Standards
in routine practice
all of substantial contribution to extra-curricular activities
Ability to understand
and demonstrate commitment to equality
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.
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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