Administrator - Mereside Primary Academy

Academy: Mereside Primary Academy
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade C
Closing date for applications: 27 June 2022, 9.00am

Mereside Primary Academy, Blackpool


Salary: Grade C, Points 5-6 on the NJC Pay Scale currently £19,312 - £19,698 (FTE)

Contract: Permanent

                 35hrs per week (Term Time Only)

Start Date: 30th August 2022

Closing time and date for applications is: Monday 27th June 2022

An excellent opportunity has arisen to teach at Mereside Primary Academy. We are seeking an Administrator that can work on their own initiative and can offer energy and drive in a very busy office environment.

Mereside Primary Academy is part of the Fylde Coast Academy Trust (FCAT). FCAT is a Multi Academy Trust with 10 primary and secondary schools across the Fylde Coast and Lancashire with a proven track record of delivering rapid improvement in progress and outcomes.

At Mereside, we aim to  provide an exciting and challenging curriculum, in a bright, stimulating environment. We recognise that change is a driving force in school improvement and are committed to being the best we can be. Our dedicated staff have high expectations of both pupil behaviour and attainment so that every child is given the opportunity to thrive. We work together with parents to ensure the very best outcomes for our pupils. Our hope is that when they leave Mereside, pupils are confident, happy and resilient learners, ready to face the challenges of high school and life beyond.

The Candidates

We are seeking to appoint a Permanent Administrator who will work within ‘Team Mereside’ to support the Admin team. The ideal candidate will have appropriate experience for this role and will be enthusiastic, committed and flexible and who work well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team.

What can we offer you?
A happy and supportive staff with a huge emphasis on teamwork.
Annual appraisal, access to comprehensive CPD and career development opportunities.

How to Apply

Please complete an online application form on the FCAT website ( 

For any information regarding the position or the school please contact Samantha Upton, Headteacher via Maria Lydon, School Business Manager via the school office (01253 761531)

Closing time and date for applications is: Monday 27th June 2022

Shortlisting to take place on or after: Monday 27th June 2022

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on:  Monday 4th July 2022

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.


FCAT support staff employee contracts must not exceed 37 hours per week.

Employees are able to have multiple posts within the trust, however, the total number of combined contracted hours cannot exceed 37 hours per week. 

This is in line with the Green Book support staff terms and conditions of employment and also supports our Team FCAT Work and Wellbeing Charter.


Interview Date: 4 July 2022


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