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Manchester High School for Girls

Teaching Assistant Preparatory Department

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work alongside class teachers to assist with the provision of a supportive, caring, attractive and safe learning environment for the girls in the Preparatory Department. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Closing date:    9.00am Monday 23rd  September 2019 

Interviews:       Week commencing 30th September 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Registered Charity 1164323 Company no: 9665070

Please apply by submitting a completed application and supporting letter to the Head Mistress at

Salary will be pro rata to a full time salary of £19,173 - £19,750 per annum, (Points 15 - 18 on the support staff scale), equating to an actual part time starting salary of £15,089.15 per annum.

Hours: 37 hours per week: 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 8.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on Friday, with 30 minutes unpaid time for lunch each day. The appointment is for 37 weeks per year (term time + 5 INSET days).

Main purpose of the job
 To work under the guidance of the class teacher to implement agreed work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils to promote effective teaching and learning.
 To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom.
 To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
 To promote the inclusion of all pupils.
 Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area including, by arrangement, the supervision of pupils in out of school hours activities.
 To contribute to the safeguarding and protection of all pupils

For any further information, please email