Teaching Assistant Level 3 (Alternative Provision)

Academy: Unity Academy
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade D
Closing date for applications: 27 June 2022, 9.00am


Unity Academy Blackpool

Teaching Assistant Level 3 (Alternative Provision)


Salary: Grade D, Points 7-11 on the NJC Pay Scale currently £20,444 - £22,129

Contract: Permanent

Part Time (32 hours) 

TTO+5 days 

Start Date: 30/08/2022


Who are we?

Unity Academy is an all through school for children aged 2-16, we are an inclusive academy which is committed to providing the best possible education for all the children within our care.  Our curriculum is developed to ensure progression across all ages with many of our systems and processes being designed to work for children right the way through the school.  The school motto is ‘In Unity, we succeed’ and this is at the heart of what we believe, In Unity everyone works together to be successful.  The staff team and supportive ethos amongst colleagues is second to none and this complements the support, care and guidance we provide to children. 

The Academy’s sponsor is FCAT, the Fylde Coast Academy Trust. You would be joining the growing ‘family of schools’ within FCAT which will provide outstanding opportunities for future professional growth and potential promotion. This post represents an excellent opportunity for any teacher who wishes to join a strong team at our academy as we continue our journey to being the best we can be.

How to Apply

For further details please go to the FCAT website [www.fcat.org.uk] and complete an Online Application Form. 

Should you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact:

Headteacher’s PA - Karen Linney - k.linney@unity.fcat.org.uk

Closing time and date for applications is 9am on Monday 27th June 2022

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on Wednesday 6th 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: 6 July 2022


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