Teaching Assistant - Level 2, Grade 3, Manchester

Closing date:

St Matthew's RC High SchoolManchester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual salary approximately £13,524 - £14,071
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistants  x 3


Fixed term for one year

Level 2, Grade 3, points 4 – 6 (pro rata of full time equivalent salary £18,426 - £19,171 

Actual salary approximately £13,524 - £14,071 (this takes account of reduced hours of

30 hours per week, term time only + 5 days)

St Matthew’s RC High School is looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant with the ability to support pupils across the curriculum. You should enjoy the challenges and rewards of working with teaching staff to support pupils, individually or in small groups. Previous experience of working with young people is desirable as is an interest in supporting pupils who have learning and behavioural needs.  

The role is an exciting chance to play a pivotal role in a supportive and friendly team. 

The successful candidate will have:  

• good literacy, numeracy and IT skills;  

• good communication skills and a commitment to equal opportunities;  

• enthusiasm for supporting children with a range of special educational needs;  

St. Matthew’s benefits from a modern school building with excellent equipment and facilities to support pupil learning and development during the school day and beyond. The school environment, curriculum and extra-curricular activities supports, fosters and inspires pupils to make every effort to achieve success at the highest level and provides opportunities for them to make a valuable contribution to the local, national and global community.  

St Matthew's is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.  

Full details of this post can found on our website: http://www.smrchs.com/about-us/vacancies/ or please contact Anna Espley, PA to Headteacher by email: contact@smrchs.com   

Closing date: Friday 21 June, at 9.00 a.m.

Interviews: w/c Monday 24 June 2019 


More about St Matthew's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nuthurst Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 0EW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6816178
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St Matthew’s RC High School is a large 11-16 voluntary aided Catholic comprehensive school in North Manchester with an intake of 240 pupils each year.

We are proud to be a Catholic school and we place at the centre of all we do the Person of Christ ...