Examinations and Data Officer - Unity Academy Blackpool

Academy: Unity Academy Blackpool
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade F
Closing date for applications: 19 May 2022, 12.00pm

Unity Academy Blackpool


Examinations & Data Officer



Salary:                                                Grade F (SCP 19-24) £22,272 - £25,061 (actual salary)

Contract:                                            Permanent / 37 hours per week / Term time plus 5 days   

Start Date:                                         As soon as possible



Unity Academy Blackpool


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. 


This post represents an ideal opportunity for a candidate eager to step into school examinations and data management and encompasses the traditional role of an examinations officer whilst providing support with the day to day data functions of the academy. 


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.



The Role


The successful candidate will have an understanding of the examination system within England including GCSE’s, vocational qualifications and primary school assessments.  Whilst an understanding of SIMS is a benefit, training can be provided by the wider FCAT data team and support is routinely available within this team.  The successful candidate will be highly organised, a good communicator and manager of their own time.  They will be expected to work alongside other colleagues to ensure all relevant requirements are met with regard to external (and internal) examinations.  The post holder will also support the senior and middle leadership team with ensuring student data is readily available.









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:

Karen Linney at k.linney@unity.fcat.org.uk or on 01253 355 493



Closing time and date for applications:  12.00pm on Thursday, 19 May 2022


Shortlisting to take place on Friday, 20 May 2022


Assessment and Interview Day w/c 23 May 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.











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