• Milton Keynes
About Us

MacIntyre Academies Trust opened its first academy, Endeavour Academy, in Headington, Oxford in September 2014 for children and young people with autism and associated severe Learning difficulties aged from 9 to 19 years old. In September 2015, it was joined by Discovery Academy a new school in Nuneaton, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years. Quest Academy in Rugby the sister school to Discovery opened in September, 2017; currently located in Nuneaton.

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

As a small but growing Trust, we are currently seeking an experienced Administrator to join the MacIntyre Academies Trust Central Team and provide administrative support across all MAT functions.

As the Administrator you will provide a confidential administrative support service to the MAT Central Team including HR, the Chief Operating Officer and Finance under the direction of the HR and Recruitment Manager. This will include booking travel arrangements, arranging meetings and taking minutes, formatting documents, preparing letters, handling correspondence and managing the central email inbox for the Trust.

Based at the MacIntyre Charity Central Office in Milton Keynes alongside MacIntyre support staff, you will provide mainly remote support to the MAT Central Team who are based in a number of different locations. Occasional travel to our Academies in Nuneaton and Oxford with advance notice may be required.

About You

You need to be an experienced Administrator with excellent key board skills and knowledge of all relevant Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook. You will have a relevant secretarial or administrative qualification such as an NVQ level 4 or equivalent. You need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal, be able to work under pressure within tight deadlines, with a highly resilient, determined approach to your role.

You will have experience of working in an office environment in a similar role. Knowledge/experience of administrative processes in multi-academy trusts is desirable.

A strong team player with a sense of humour, you will have a can do attitude and be confident to work independently with guidance.


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

Closing Date: 5pm, 25th April 2018

Interview Date: 30th April 2018

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.