Classroom Teacher (Mereside Primary School)

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Academy: Mereside Primary School

Salary: Teachers Main Pay Scale (M1 – M6)  

Closing date for applications: 25 October 2019, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 5 November 2019

Mereside Primary School, Blackpool

Classroom Teacher

Salary:                                                Teachers Main Pay Scale (M1 – M6)  

Contract:                                             Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2020  

                                                            32.5hrs per week,

Closing date for applications:             Friday 25th October 2019 (12:00 Midday)

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Mereside Primary School staff team. This is a very exciting opportunity to work alongside our experienced teaching and support staff team to ensure that we and our children become ‘the best that we can be’.

Mereside Primary School 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.

We endeavour to work together with parents, governors and the local community to provide high quality care and education through continuous improvement.   Encouraging all children to enjoy learning, develop their best potential and show mutual respect for one another. We promote independence and hope that all our pupils become ‘life-long learners’.

We are seeking to appoint a Classroom Teacher on a fixed term contract to work in our Split Year 3 and Year 4 Class. The ideal candidate would have some experience of working with SEND, although is not an essential requirement and will be enthusiastic, committed and flexible and who works well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team.  

Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role stating examples of how you have contributed to high standards of supporting pupils teaching and learning.

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at

Proposed Post start date: As soon as Possible    

Closing time and date for applications is 12:00 Midday on Friday 25th October 2019.

Shortlisting to take place on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

Assessment and Interview date Tuesday 5th November 2019

Please visit our website where you can read more about our school or for more information about FCAT.

Further information or an informal discussion about the post can be arranged by telephoning 01253 761531 and asking to speak to Sam Upton, Head of School via Maria Lydon, School Business Manager. Visits to the school are welcome; please telephone to make an appointment.

Thank you again for your interest in this post and I look forward to receiving your application.

Ms Samantha Upton

Head of School  

Mereside Primary School

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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