Finance Administrator - Montgomery Academy

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Academy: Montgomery Academy

Salary: £17,440 - £17,789

Closing date for applications: 27 September 2021, 9.00am

Montgomery Academy

Finance Administrator

Salary:                  Points 5 to 6 on the NJC Pay Scale currently £19,312 - £19,698 (pro rata due to TT+15 = £17,440 - £17,789)

Contract:             Permanent, Full time (37 hours), Term time + 15 days

Start Date:          Monday 1st November 2021

Who are we?

Montgomery Academy is a rapidly improving school with good leadership and determined to deliver the highest quality education.

Montgomery Academy is situated in Bispham, north Blackpool. We are proud of our reputation for securing both high quality academic achievement and providing the best possible learning opportunities and support for our students. These high standards are built upon foundations of mutual respect, collective values and the firm belief that learning counts and people really matter. The school is energetic, inclusive and continually seeking ways to improve the opportunities as well as draw the best talents, expertise and experience for students and staff alike. 

Montgomery Academy is part of the Fylde Coast Academy Trust (FCAT) who are 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. Our aim is to ensure first class learning opportunities for all young people. Learners are at the heart of what we do and their outcomes and successes are what drive us to be the “best we can be”!


Montgomery Academy has been on a journey of improvement since April 2016 when it came out of Special Measures.  It is currently Requiring Improvement though had a very positive Section 8 inspection in May 2019 where we were told to continue embedding the strategies we had already put in place.  Leadership was described as a strength of the academy.  The reputation of the academy grows year on year with the proportion of parents putting us as first choice rising by 30% this year. We are developing a culture amongst our students of self-regulation specifically being safe, mature, ambitious, respectful and thoughtful.  In the last year, we have celebrated serving our community for 60 years since Field Marshall Montgomery officially opened the school in 1959.  All staff, students and parents/carers form the Montgomery Family and our family-ethos is the cornerstone of our continual improvement.  You would be joining a much-improved school with a positive and forward-looking agenda. We are all optimistic about the future for the school.

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 FCAT:

How to Apply

Your application should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role.   To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at


Closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 27th September 2021

Shortlisting to take place on the afternoon of Monday 27th September 2021

Assessment and Interview Day Thursday 30th September 2021.


For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Faye Burrows at


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


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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