Administrator (Mereside Primary School)

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Academy: Mereside Primary School

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

Closing date for applications: 27 May 2020, 5.00pm

Mereside Primary School, Blackpool


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

Contract:                                            Fixed Term Maternity Cover until Friday 26th March 2021

                                                            30hrs per week, Term-time only

Closing date for applications:         Wednesday 27th May 2020 (5pm)

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 looking to appoint an Administrator/Receptionist at Mereside Primary School on a Fixed-Term contract, Part Time, Term Time Only, with effect from 2nd September 2020 to the cover Maternity of our Permanent postholder.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with appropriate experience for this role who is enthusiastic, committed and flexible, who works well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team and who has the drive and determination for excellence in their work. We can offer a supportive team who work hard to do the best for the children in their care, access to CPD and career development opportunities and a challenging, ambitious and supportive place to work

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

As part of this role, the successful candidate will be undertaking;

  • Admin Support – filing, answering phone calls and emails and updating information.
  • Reception duties – Must be confident in dealing with members of the public, staff and children.

Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role stating examples of how you have contributed to high standards of supporting pupils teaching and learning.

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at

Proposed Post start date: 2nd September 2020    

Closing time and date for applications is Wednesday 27th May 2020 (5pm)

Shortlisting to take place on or after Thursday 28th May 2020

Assessment and Interview date week commencing 1st June 2020

Please visit our website where you can read more about our school or for more information about FCAT.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact Maria Lydon, School Business Manager on 01253 761531 or

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

Ms Samantha Upton


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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