Family Support Assistant - ACE Tiverton

Job Title: Family Support Assistant

Grade: C (NJC), Spinal Point 5 or D (NJC), Spinal Point 8 Depending on level of qualification

Salary: Grade C £16,676 per annum. Grade D £17,696 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time (44 weeks per year)

Closing Date: 23rd June 2022

Shortlisting Date: 24th June 2022

Interview Date: W/C 27th June 2022

Start Date: September 2022 or earlier pending pre-employment checks and notice periods

The role of Family Support Assistant involves providing effective support for students and their families and involves working under the direction of the Family Support Co -Ordinator to ensure good outcomes for all our families. You will deliver professional, impartial and outcome-focussed support to help students make progress, thrive and fulfil their academic, personal, and social potential.

This role is an exciting opportunity to further embed excellence in our school family by contributing to the development of our Family Association as well as to plan, facilitate and deliver, alongside our Family Support Co-ordinator, workshops and holiday programmes for our students and their families. The role will also include individual case work to support families with accessing services as well as support within their local community. You will work as part of a team of staff to equip students with life skills that will enable them to thrive as independent, skilled adults who can navigate the multiple demands of the wider world. We are looking for a proactive, resilient team player who works with emotional intelligence, and a solution-focussed approach with the ability and flexibility to deliver specialist family support for our wider school communities.

We are developing an excellent reputation for providing student-centred learning and support with the highest level of challenge to ensure our students attain the highest standards of personal, social, emotional and academic development. We have 75 students currently on roll, all of whom are in receipt of an Education, Health and Care Plan. If you want to help us deliver bespoke, innovative support tailored to the needs of our unique families, then we would love to hear from you.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact the Lead Administrator, Stacy Fagg on 01884 763 140 or email

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