15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hrs per week Term time Only 39 weeks

Contract type


Pay scale

Pt 4 to Pt 6 £23114 - £23893 Pro Rata Term Time Only

What skills and experience we're looking for

Details of Post: Teaching Assistant Level 2 Grade 3.

Salary Range: Pt 4 – Pt 6 - £23114 - £23893 Pro Rata Term Time Only 39 weeks

35 hours per week

Required for: September 2024

Closing Date: Thursday 13th June 2024 @ 4pm

Shortlisting: Friday 14th June 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 19th June 2024 and Thursday 20th June 2024

We are looking for 2 consistently humble, resilient and enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our wonderful team of Teaching Assistants. 1 – KS1 and 1 KS2

Experience across all Key Stages is desirable but not essential.

If this is you, we’d like to hear from you.

If you can answer “Yes” to the statements below we’d like to hear from you.

  • Energetic
  • Committed practitioner – with a strong team ethos
  • Excellent Behaviour Management skills
  • Passionate about education in an urban setting.
  • High expectations and a moral commitment to learning, achievement and the creation of a rich learning environment.
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification and/or experience
  • Possess an unswerving belief in reflection, collaboration, teamwork and feedback.
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills and unlimited good humour.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer

  • Diverse, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic pupils.
  • A vibrant, forward-thinking school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in October 2019, for the fourth inspection in a row.
  • The inspection noted Webster’s warm and welcoming atmosphere, respectful pupils, and exemplary behaviour.
  • A single academy which currently holds the Artsmark Platinum, RRSA Silver, International Schools Award, Diamond Cultural Diversity Quality Standard and Diamond Parental Engagement Quality Standard.
  • We have a long established commitment to the arts and an outward facing, rich curriculum, developed over many years, which fosters pupils’ creativity and love of learning. (Ofsted)
  • Unique and embedded creative partnerships with organisations such as the Manchester Camerata orchestra, Z-Arts and the National Holocaust Centre and Museum.
  • A highly collaborative staff team with a genuine commitment to peer support and excellent CPD, including opportunities for collaborative working across our Heart of Manchester partnership of schools.
  • A building which has undergone a complete refurbishment and re-modelling to provide a modern, high quality teaching and learning environment both inside and outside. This includes a new classroom block, library, Music Room and offices all opened during 2018 and 2019.
  • Large, mature grounds with an all-weather pitch, eco-garden and adventure play trails.

Engaged, involved and ambitious parents

Commitment to safeguarding


Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to c.wain@webster.manchester.sch.uk

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About Webster Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
479 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 226 3928

Thank you for your interest in our school. We are a popular and all-inclusive school in Moss Side, Manchester. We welcome children of all races, faiths, languages and cultures and are famous for doing so. There are always over 30 languages spoken in school. We have a Resource Provision for 7 pupils with Autism and/or Speech and Language Disorder. We are currently between two and three forms of entry with over 500 pupils, and have been a single Academy converter governed by its own trust since 2013.
Our last 3 Ofsted inspections, the most recent being in January 2019, have all graded us as ‘Good’ with various outstanding features; attendance, quality of teaching and learning and our curriculum.
We have an outstanding track record of supporting and mentoring NQT’s and offering career progression to those who seek it. We have excellent CPD, including the IRIS camera package, and support colleagues through leadership programmes annually.
Our curriculum has a rigorous focus on core skills in English and Maths to support our mobile and diverse community.
We are also well known for our Arts provision and for becoming the first Manchester school (and one of only a handful nationally) to be awarded Artsmark Platinum status by the Arts Council England. Our programmes are based on genuinely embedded partnerships with a variety of organisations including the Manchester Camerata chamber orchestra and Z-Arts. We provide some unique cultural and educational experiences for our children, not least the Horrors of War project in collaboration with the National Holocaust Centre and Museum, of which we are a partner school.
A carefully designed environment comprises two buildings with a bespoke Music Room, Art Room and Library as well as various group intervention spaces. We are blessed with stunning outside space including a vast field, all weather pitch, garden complete with pond, vegetable beds and chickens, an outdoor classroom and pupil designed outdoor spaces. We are within easy walking distance of the iconic Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Museum, and engage with both venues regularly.
We may very well be biased but Webster children are the funniest, keenest to learn, kindest and loveliest bunch we know. They are simply the best to work with.
The awards listed on our website are reflective of our ethos and work over a long period of time. They reflect our commitment to inclusion, to working with parents, to global education and a rich curriculum.
We work closely with both local Universities, are a core partner of the Teach Manchester alliance and a founding member of the Heart of Manchester Partnership of schools in Moss Side, Hulme and Whalley Range.
We are very proud of our website and social media which give a strong flavour of our vision and approach,

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