Family Footings Facilitator, Nuneaton

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Quest AcademyNuneaton
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,402 to £24,482 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

Be part of a team that is passionate and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative new school in Rugby, for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs.   

About Us 

MacIntyre Academies Trust will be opening a new and exciting Academy in a purpose built state of the art building in Rugby, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years.  

Whilst the new building is being constructed the academy will be located in a temporary modern school building on the outskirts of Nuneaton and will open to 30 pupils in September 2017.  MacIntyre Academies is delighted to have been chosen to set up this new Academy which will join the existing ‘Endeavour Academy’ in Oxford which opened in 2014 and ‘Discovery Academy’ which opened in September 2015.  

MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.   

The Role 

We are looking for a Family Footings Facilitator to join this exciting school, this is a really exciting opportunity to be part of something very special from the start.  Our Family Footings Facilitators are vital to the success of our schools. 

They ensure that relationships with families are productive and supportive of their children’s educational experience, and that all education and support strategies will be developed in partnership with the child’s family to ensure progress at home as well as school.      You will be working to support children, young people, and their families at Quest Academy.  

 About You 

Are you committed to person centred approaches?  Want to support families and young people to have a powerful voice? Value the importance of a person centred transition and curriculum? Have ambition for young people?   We are looking for applicants who have an outstanding track record in promoting and delivering person centred education and support for children and young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs and/or Autism.  

You will be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends (as and when required). It is also desirable for the post holder to be able to drive and have access to their own transport.   


 In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing as well as full induction, training and career opportunities.  

To Apply:

 Please visit and complete our online application form.  For queries please contact    

 MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references.  Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified.   

MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.  

*Salaries are FTE and dependent on experience and qualifications

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