Teacher of Art (Blackpool Aspire Academy)

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Academy: Blackpool Aspire Academy

Salary: FCAT Teacher’s Pay Scale (Main Scale currently £24,373 - £35,971) or UPS (£37,654 - £40,490)

Closing date for applications: 28 November 2019, 3.00pm

Interview Date: 5 December 2019

Blackpool Aspire Academy

Teacher of Art

Salary:            FCAT Teacher’s Pay Scale (Main Scale currently £24,373 - £35,971) or UPS (£37,654 - £40,490)

Contract:        Fixed Term (until 31st August 2020)

Start Date:      Monday 6th January 2019 (or before if possible)

Who are we?

Aspire Academy Blackpool is a secondary sponsored Academy, which opened as a new Academy in September 2014 receiving a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in November 2018.  It is 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 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 Teacher of Art.

What can we offer you?

Holiday entitlement in line with School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions.

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

Please complete the application form which is located on the FCAT website https://www.fcat.org.uk/job-vacancies

If you have any queries please contact:

Karen Clancy


Closing time and date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 28th November 2019

Assessment and Interview Day to be Thursday 5th December 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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