Teaching Assistant Level 4 - Garstang Community Academy

Academy: Garstang Community Academy
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade E
Closing date for applications: 26 May 2022, 12.00pm

Teaching Assistant – Garstang Community Academy



Salary:       Grade E - SCP 12-17 (FTE £22571-£24920) (Actual Salary £17031-£18804)


Contract:   Permanent

                   Part-time -  32.5 hours

                   Term time only + 5 days


Start Date:  01/09/2022  (Or sooner if available) 


Who we are?

We are a vibrant, caring and ambitious rural Community Academy committed to the success of all our students. Our vision is of an inspirational learning experience, enabling all our students to achieve individual excellence and thrive as happy, independent and responsible young adults.


Our academy’s continued success is founded on our unique family ethos, the endeavour of our tremendously talented and dedicated staff, and the opportunities offered by our uplifting facilities, nurturing environment and exciting curriculum. We inspire our young people to become the best possible version of themselves and achieve individual excellence. Come and see for yourselves.


The Candidate

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


The Role

To work with teachers to support the administration of the SEND department, support and organise teaching and learning with individuals, groups and whole classes and to provide direct support for pupils with specific learning difficulties both inside and outside of the classroom.


What can we offer you?

We offer you access to a number of staff benefits including exclusive online offers and discounts updated weekly, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing initiatives e.g. annual flu vaccine.


To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at www.fcat.org.uk/job-vacancies


Closing time and date for applications is noon on 26/5/22

Shortlisting to take place : 26/5/22

Assessment and Interview Day : TBC


For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Liz Macpherson at l.macpherson@garstang.fcat.org.uk

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


Alasdair Ashcroft - Headteacher

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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