This job expired on 3 July 2024

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873 to £29,777 FTE - TTO salary £23,100

Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • Be passionate about working with pupils in the early years
  • Believe that education 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 teaching which produces accelerated pupil progress
  • Possess an unswerving belief in reflection, collaboration, teamwork and feedback
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication and people skills
  • Be eager to develop and grow as an early years practitioner

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

A rich diverse school. Our school successfully brings together more than 670 pupils from every continent, speaking more than forty different languages, across many different cultures into one happy inclusive community.

The opportunity to join a school where EYFS was judged ‘outstanding’ in our last Ofsted inspection.

The opportunity to work with a specialist leader in education for Early Years.

A vibrant, warm and welcoming school with a positive inclusive atmosphere, enthusiastic pupils and supportive parents.

A forward-thinking school rated ‘Good’ with ‘outstanding’ areas by Ofsted in its 2023 inspection.

Our pupils are diverse, friendly and enthusiastic. They are full of potential and eager to learn.

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.

Leaders who are approachable, understanding and willing to listen.

A school that prioritises staff wellbeing and workload.

A highly collaborative staff team with a genuine commitment to peer support and excellent continuing professional development.

Visits to school are encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning the school office on 0161 226 2271.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About St Margaret's CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
662 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 226 2271

St Margaret’s CE primary School is a larger than average three form entry primary school with over 670 pupils on role. The school is located in central Manchester. The school community is rich and diverse with forty different languages spoken and nearly forty different ethnic groups among the pupil intake. 82% of the pupils have English as an additional language and 95% of pupils come from ethnic minority backgrounds. There are above average levels of pupils with SEND and the deprivation indicator for the pupil base is in the highest quintile for deprivation.

‘Pupils and their parents and carers are proud to be part of this very inclusive school. Pupils are happy in the school. They said that it is a place which celebrates the diversity of pupils’ faiths and cultures. Pupils feel safe because they trust adults to resolve any problems they may have.’ Ofsted 2023

Arranging a visit to St Margaret's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@st-margarets.manchester.sch.uk.

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