Behaviour Mentor - Mereside Primary Academy

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

Mereside Primary Academy, Blackpool

Behaviour Mentor

Salary: Grade E, Points 12 – 17 on the NJC Pay Scale currently £22,571 - £24,920 (FTE)
Contract:      Fixed Term to cover Secondment, 35.5hrs per week (Term Time Only)

Start Date:    30th August 2022

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

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 Behaviour Mentor who will work within ‘Team Mereside’ to support and address the needs of pupils to overcome barriers to learning. 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 27 th June 2022
Shortlisting to take place on or after: Monday 27 th June 2022
Assessment and Interview Day to be held on:  Monday 4 th 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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