Early Years Teaching Assistant Level 2 (Mereside)

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Academy: Mereside Primary School

Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 (FTE)

Closing date for applications: 21 June 2019, 12.00pm

Mereside Primary School, Blackpool

2 x Teaching Assistant Level 2 (Early Years)

Salary:                                                Points 5 - 6 on the NJC Pay Scale C currently £18,795 - £19,171 (FTE)

Contract:                                            2 x Permanent  

                                                            32.5hrs per week, Term-time plus 5 additional days

Closing date for applications:         21st June 2019 (12:00 Midday)

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Mereside Primary School staff team. This is a very exciting and unique opportunity in working with 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 two Early Years Teaching Assistant Levels on a permanent contract to work across our Early Years facility in school which includes working within our Nursery provision which will be catering for 2 and 3 year olds from 27th August 2019. The ideal candidate will have appropriate experience and the relevant professional qualifications 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.

Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role stating examples of how you have contributed to the requirements of this role shown in the job description.

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at www.fcat.org.uk/job-vacancies

Proposed Post start date: 27th August 2019    

Closing time and date for applications is 12:00 Midday on Friday 21st June 2019.

Shortlisting to take place on or after Friday 21st June 2019 (after 12:00 Midday).

Assessment and Interview date to be confirmed

Please visit our website www.meresideprimary.co.uk where you can read more about our school or www.fcat.org.uk 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, Deputy Principal 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.

Mrs Sarah Bamber


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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