St Margaret's C of E Primary School Teaching Assistant - Level 2

  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,933 to £19,698 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Temp/Fixed Term
  • Applications Close: 04/12/2020 12:00
  • Start Date: 04/01/2021

Job details

We are looking for a teaching assistant who is humble, resilient and enthusiastic to join our staff team.

You will:

  • Be passionate about working with pupils in the early years
  • Have experience of working with pupils in the age range 3 - 5
  • Believe that working in school is a vocation and be passionate about education in an urban setting
  • Believe strongly that all pupils regardless of their background are capable of reaching their full potential
  • Be excited about learning and achievement across a broad primary curriculum
  • Embrace high expectations of learning and behaviour
  • Be committed to engaging pupils with support which helps their development
  • Possess an unswerving belief in reflection, collaboration, teamwork and feedback
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication and people skills

St Margaret's is a rich diverse school. Our school successfully brings together more than 650 pupils from every continent, speaking more than forty different languages, across many different cultures into one happy inclusive community.

We are a vibrant, warm and welcoming school with a positive inclusive atmosphere, enthusiastic pupils and supportive parents. St Margaret's is a forward thinking school rated 'Good' by Ofsted at the last two inspections.

'The school caters brilliantly for a diverse community and children of all backgrounds, races and religions. It does so with warmth and respect.' Ofsted January 2018.

Pupil outcomes at the end of key stage 2 are better than national outcomes particularly for disadvantaged pupils. Our pupils are diverse, friendly and enthusiastic. They are full of potential and eager to learn.

We have a dynamic senior leadership team who will support your career development and empower you to lead and innovate. This provides a great opportunity to play a significant role in a school striving for excellence that is committed to continual school improvement. Our leaders are approachable, understanding and willing to listen.

At St Margarets we have a highly collaborative staff team with a genuine commitment to peer support and excellent continuing professional development, including opportunities for collaborative working across our Heart of Manchester partnership of schools.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to:

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Closing Date: 04 December 2020 12:00

Shortlisting: 04/12/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/3022-29S