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St Wilfrid's C.E. Primary School Teaching Assistant - Level 2 - KS1 - Covid Catch Up

  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,933 to £19,698 per annum pro rata Part time 20 hours per week
  • Contract: Part Time Temp/Fixed Term
  • Applications Close: 11/10/2021 12:00 Shortlisting 12/10/2021 Interviews 22/10/2021
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

St Wilfrid's C.E. Primary School are seek seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated, caring and committed Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking team.

The role will involve supporting groups of children in class and out of class, with a strong emphasis on improving reading, writing and mathematics skills in light of the Covid closures. Candidates will need excellent literacy and numeracy skills and an assessment of these will form part of the recruitment process.

The successful applicant will be someone special who:

  • Has the ability to help each child reach their full potential
  • Proven experience of raising attainment
  • Self motivated
  • GCSE in Literacy and maths
  • Can plan and assess work for groups of children under the direction of a teacher
  • Has excellent behaviour management skills
  • Can liaise effectively with staff, parents and carers

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a strong and vibrant staff team in a kind and caring school
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children
  • Opportunities for professional development

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

To apply for this position and request an application form and job description please email 

Completed applications can be emailed to the address above or posted to:- Mrs K Harrison, St Wilfrid's C.E. Primary School, Mabel Street, Newton Heath, Manchester M40 1GB


Start date 1 September 2020.

EYFS Teaching Assistant

Are you looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to provide full time support within our Early Years Foundation Stage. The post is a full time position, term time only to commence in September 2020.

You will be working closely with teaching staff to support key worker groups of nursery children over a range of curriculum activities.

 We can offer you:

100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school.
Strong support for your further professional development.
A strong forward thinking leadership team.
Highly motivated, open minded staff and supportive governors.
A large open learning environment in which to work

To become part of our team as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant you will need to:

Have a sound knowledge and experience of working in an EYFS setting.
Have high expectations of yourself and others.
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be willing to share your classroom practice with others.
Be highly organised and motivated.
Play an active role in the foundation stage team.
Demonstrate the vision and values of the school in everyday work and practice.
Have an understanding of how young children learn and how to get the best out of children.
Be positive and persevere

If you are interested in applying for this post, please contact the school directly for an application form and person specification by email – or telephone 0161 681 1385 between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm Monday to Friday.  The closing date for applications will be 12.00 midday on Monday 11th May 2020.  Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 12th May 2020 and successful candidates will be contacted for interview on Friday 15th May 2020.

Please note:

In view of the current global situation with Coronavirus we will only be able to offer a virtual tour of the school in the first instance.  Interviews will be held under strict social distancing measures in line with current government guidance.

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"We believe St Wilfrid’s Church of England Primary School is a great place to learn and develop. We are committed to ensuring that your child’s time at St Wilfrid’s is full of fun, happiness and success.” Chair of Governors