Administration Assistant (Aspire)

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Academy: Blackpool Aspire Academy

Salary: Grade B Points 2 - 4 on the NJC Pay Scale

Closing date for applications: 19 June 2019, 9.00am

Interview Date: 27 June 2019

Administration Assistant (part time) at Blackpool Aspire Academy


Salary:            Grade B, Points 2-4 on the new NJC Pay Scale currently £17,711 - £18,426 full time equivalent (pro-rata £8,012 - £8,335)


Contract:        Fixed term until 17th July 2020 (to be reviewed at the end of this period)

Term Time Only

20 hours per week (4 hours a day)

Start Date:      28th August 2019


Who are we?

Aspire Academy Blackpool is a secondary sponsored Academy and is vibrant, exciting and inspirational with amazing resources. We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ secondary school (11–16).  Educating young people is a privilege and a responsibility and our expectations for students are high.  We maintain a sharp focus on positive relationships and respect putting students at the centre of everything we do to ensure that their outcomes are “Success nothing less”.


The Academy’s sponsor is FCAT, the Fylde Coast Academy Trust, a growing and developing Multi Academy Trust which is committed to “promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership”. You would be joining the ‘family of schools’ within FCAT which will provide outstanding opportunities for future professional growth and potential promotion.


The Candidate

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, cheerful and well organised person to join our busy school office team.  The successful candidate must have excellent organisational skills along with good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines as well as responding to changing priorities.  You should be an excellent communicator, able to represent the Academy in a professional manner at all times with our multi-agency partners, parents/carers and colleagues alike.


The Role

The Post Title will be Administration AssistantWe are looking to appoint an Administration Assistant on a fixed term contract (initially).


What can we offer you?

Annual appraisal, access to comprehensive CPD and career development opportunities.

A challenging, ambitious and supportive place to work.


Please visit our websites to learn more about our Academy and Sponsor FCAT:



How to Apply

For further details, please go to the FCAT website and complete an Online Application Form.


Closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 19th June 2019.


Shortlisting to take place on Thursday 20th June 2019.


Assessment and Interview Day:  Thursday 27th June 2019



The Fylde Coast Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Fylde Coast Academy Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.


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