Mr Jordan Penfold has been appointed the new year 7 learning leader at Rainford High.
Taking on the additional responsibility alongside his job as RE teacher at the school, Mr Penfold started the position this summer term.
The role will see Mr Penfold support and aid student learning of the youngest members of the Rainford High community, including their progress, behaviour and pastoral needs, whilst also regularly liaising with parents and keeping them informed of their child’s development.
He will also continue to embed the school ethos that Everyone Matters, Everyone Helps and Everyone Succeeds, alongside his work in the successful RE department.
Mr Penfold said: “I am delighted to accept this fantastic new challenge and continue my development as a practitioner, while focusing on this pastoral role.
“The transition from primary to secondary school is an exciting, yet important time, so the support for year 7 students’ needs to focus on both personal and academic growth.”
Mr Ian Young, principal of Rainford High, said: “We are thrilled to have Mr Penfold overseeing and leading the current, and future, year 7 cohort.
“As the learning leader, it is crucial that the new in-take settle into life at Rainford High and we believe Mr Penfold is the right person for this job.”