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  • Start date details

    Spring term 2023

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31 August 2023

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 the Arts and have the ability to deliver high quality lessons and achieve excellent results? Then come and join a high performing and forward thinking Art & Design Technology team at Rainhill High School, including Rainhill Sixth.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and creative Textiles and DT teacher with excellent interpersonal skills, who has a thirst for knowledge and can inspire young people to develop and creatively explore their ideas, skills and confidence in a range of creative and technical disciplines.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational practitioner and have a genuine commitment to teaching at KS3 & KS4 and developing a love of the creative arts. There will be an opportunity to teach KS5 as subject demands increase.

This post is a fixed term contract initially until 31st August 2022.

Applications are welcome from both DT Textiles teacher and Art Textiles teacher backgrounds, as the ability to teach both subjects is advantageous. Experienced and newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply.

Good Degree or equivalent in relevant subject area

PGCE in relevant subject area


Evidence of further professional development at Masters level.

Familiarity with the KS3 and KS4 requirements in Design & Technology (Textiles)

Familiarity with the A level and L3 BTEC syllabus requirements in Design & Technology

Portfolio of Work that clearly shows pupil progression leading to ‘Outstanding’ pupil outcomes.

Track record of excellent examination results

To be able to articulate a vision for learning

Ability or experience of teaching Design Technology (Art Textiles) to KS4 &5

Evidence of excellent teaching – at least Good judgments

Evidence of “Outstanding” practice

Evidence of inclusive practice

Evidence of substantial contribution to and promotion of extra-curricular activities and enrichment


Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity

What the school offers its staff

Our School’s mission is the ‘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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