Teaching Assistant Level 3 (Blackpool Aspire Academy)

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Academy: Blackpool Aspire Academy

Salary: Grade D, Points 7 – 11, on the NJC Pay Scale currently £19,554 - £21,166 full time equivalent (pro-

Closing date for applications: 20 November 2019, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 25 November 2019

Blackpool Aspire Academy

Teaching Assistant Level 3 (two posts)

Salary:            Grade D, Points 7 – 11, on the NJC Pay Scale currently £19,554 - £21,166 full time equivalent (pro-rata £16,365 - £17,714)

Contract:        Fixed term (until end of the summer term)

                        Full time (37 hours per week)

                        Term time only

Start Date:      As soon as possible

Who are we?

Aspire Academy Blackpool is a secondary sponsored Academy, which opened as a new Academy in September 2014. In November 2018, the Academy received a ‘Good’ OFSTED judgement.  Aspire is a vibrant, exciting and inspirational academy with amazing resources.  Educating young people is a privilege and a responsibility and our expectations for students are high.  We maintain a sharp focus on positive relationships and respect putting students at the centre of everything we do to ensure that their outcomes are “Success nothing less”.

The Academy’s sponsor is FCAT, the Fylde Coast Academy Trust, a growing and developing Multi Academy Trust which is committed to “promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership”. You would be joining the ‘family of schools’ within FCAT which will provide outstanding opportunities for future professional growth and potential promotion. Furthermore, the Academy is also part of the Fylde Coast Teaching School which delivers high quality courses on teaching and leadership as well as the opportunity for colleagues to network and share good practice to improve opportunities for young people across the region.

The Candidate

We are looking for experienced candidates whose dynamism, commitment, energy and professional expertise qualify them to take on this exciting and challenging role. 

The Role

The Post Title will be Teaching Assistant Level 3

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 Sponsor FCAT:



How to Apply

For further details please go to the FCAT website www.fcat.org.uk - select the Join Our Team tab and complete the Online Application Form.  We only accept application forms completed on the FCAT website and do not accept completed CV’s.

Closing time and date for applications is 12.00pm (midday) on Wednesday 20th November 2019.

Shortlisting to take place on Thursday 21st November 2019.

Assessment and Interview Day to be held on Monday 25th November 2019.

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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