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Current Vacancies

We are currently seeking to recruit:

Cleaner (Part-Time)

Required as soon as possible

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 1st July 2022

Interview Date: As soon as possible thereafter.  Please note that as part of the interview process, you may be asked to complete a trial day, for which you will be paid at the appropriate hourly rate.

2 x Part=Time Cleaners working 15 hours per week, on a rota basis Monday – Friday, between the hours of 6am and 7pm, all year round.

Actual rate of pay is £7,647.60 (pro-rated from a full time equivalent of £19,119) and is paid at point 3 of the Withington Support Staff Pay Spine.

Withington Girls’ School, The Sunday Times’ Northwest Independent School of the Decade 2021, is looking for friendly, professional and dedicated Cleaners to join our team.

The Cleaner will be committed to providing a high quality, professional and efficient cleaning service to the staff and senior leaders of the School.  Flexibility is a key requirement for this role.

Good communication skills are essential, as is a willingness to work in a team.

If you would like to apply for the role of Head of Careers, please complete the School’s application form and submit along with a covering letter to recruitment@wgs.org.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Head of Careers/Voluntary Services Coordinator

Required September 2022

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 4th July 2022

Interview Date: As soon as possible thereafter

Withington Girls’ School, The Sunday Times’ North-West Independent School of the Decade 2021, is looking for a well-qualified and inspirational Head of Careers/Voluntary Services Coordinator, to join this happy and outstandingly successful independent day school for girls.  The postholder will work full time (37.5) hours during term time and 2 weeks during holiday periods at the direction of the Assistant Head (Co-Curricular).

This is a key role in the School and the postholder will provide advice to our pupils throughout the Senior School.

At Withington, we aim to promote the school’s ethos of love of learning, engagement with our school’s wide breadth of opportunity and commitment to the highest standards in all that we do for the benefit of our pupils in all aspects of their development. Our commitment is to: intellectually stimulating, innovative and supportive teaching which enables each pupil to fulfil her potential and develop the skills, knowledge and approaches needed not only for success in examinations but for life beyond school. The School believes strongly in enrichment, diversity and extension and our lessons go beyond the requirements of the National Curriculum.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join our outstanding school where public examination results consistently place Withington amongst the leading schools in the UK. Withington is the Times Independent Secondary School of the Decade in the North-West.
  • Keen, committed and very able students who are positive and active learners.
  • A highly diverse environment where pupils come from a wide geographical area in and around Manchester and from many different social, cultural, and religious backgrounds.
  • Colleagues eager to share passion and enthusiasm for their subject and an environment where the relationship between pupils and staff is a particular strength.
  • A warm and friendly school where teachers are given professional respect to develop their teaching methodologies.
  • A school which, by following the concepts of Respect for Self, Respect for Others and Responsibility for Personal Actions, has little need for formal rules.
  • Excellent facilities, including the latest resources to support learning.

 What you can offer us:

  • An inspiring Careers professional, with the ability to develop the department.
  • An exceptional communicator.
  • The ability to work well both independently and as part of a wider team.

If you would like to apply for the role of Head of Careers/Voluntary Services Coordinator, you will need to complete the School’s application form and submit along with a covering letter to recruitment@wgs.org.

Please note that only applications using the School’s application form will be considered.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form


Withington Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Withington Girls’ School is an equal opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment and employment to all individuals who meet our criteria for the role advertised. We will consider candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. This list is not exhaustive, and candidates will also be considered without discrimination based on socioeconomic, marital, parental or caregiving status, or any of the previously listed characteristics or statuses.

We value the diversity of our staff and do not tolerate any form of harassment, discrimination, or victimisation. We achieve this by creating and maintaining a work environment and culture where people from different backgrounds, and with varying lifestyles, interests, opinions, and responsibilities, treat each other with dignity and respect. Our working environment is such that our staff feel safe and are inspired and motivated to be their best.

Our school is dedicated to sustaining and promoting diversity with respect to recruitment, promotion, training, and general treatment during employment. We are actively seeking to extend the diversity of our staff.

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