Receptionist and Administrator - Blackpool Gateway Academy

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Academy: Blackpool Gateway Academy

Salary: £20,092-£21,748 FTE

Closing date for applications: 10 December 2021, 9.00am

Receptionist and Administrator

Grade D

All at Blackpool Gateway Academy are in pursuit of educational excellence. We endeavour to work together with parents, governors and the local community to provide high quality care and education through continuous improvement. We encourage all children to enjoy learning, be the best they can be, develop to their best potential and demonstrate mutual respect for one another. We promote independence and hope that all our pupils become ‘life-long learners’.


Blackpool Gateway Academy is in Bloomfield Ward, close to Blackpool Football Club, adjacent to Seasider’s Way. It is a two form entry school currently with 346 pupils catering for pupils from 3-11 years through our nursery provision which opened in January 2018.

The school is a 21st century learning environment with the latest IT in all classrooms. It has a dedicated Foundation Stage with outdoor learning. We are committed to an ethos and culture of nurture for all pupils and staff. In September 2016 the school joined Fylde Coast Academy Trust and embraces the Trust’s core values of Pride, Resilience, Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Ambition; sharing best practice between schools.


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, cheerful and well organised person to join our busy school office team. The successful candidate must have excellent organisational skills along with good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines as well as responding to changing priorities and the demands of a busy school office. You should be an excellent communicator, able to represent the Academy in a professional manner at all times, and liaise with our multi-agency partners, parents/carers and colleagues in a courteous manner.


Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role

Salary:            Grade D SCP 7-11 on the NJC Pay Scale currently £20,092-£21,748 FTE

Contract:        Permanent 35 hours per week Term Time + 5 additional days

Start Date:       January 2022

How to Apply

Please go to the FCAT website at to complete and submit an online application form.

For any information regarding the position please contact Sue Robinson, Headteacher via 01253 402936.

Closing Time and Date for applications is: 10th December 2021 @ 9.00am

Shortlisting will take place on:  10th December 2021

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on: Tuesday 14th December 2021


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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