Apprentice Schools Liaison Office Assistant & Transport Clerk Vacancy Ref 1707130 Runshaw College

This is an important role providing efficient and effective administrative and clerical support to the Schools Liaison team.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00pm Min of £208 per week, rising on successful completion of apprenticeship programme

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may change from time to time to meet changing circumstances but will include all the duties deemed appropriate to supporting the16-19 Admissions and Marketing function. These will include:

  • General office duties
  • Answering the telephone relaying messages from internal/external customers
  • Dealing with the mail
  • Data entry
  • Liaison with bus operators, students and other college staff
  • Dealing with enquiries and giving out information both verbally and by post
  • Liaise with bus operators/students and College Administration
  • Deal with transport queries/problems
  • Liaise with bus drivers and students on the concourse as necessary
  • Work the bus board software on an evening
  • Scan local press for articles relating to College and produce copies for office/college use
  • Deal with incoming and outgoing mail for Marketing through liaison with the Office Assistant
  • Assist with general office administration including timetabling of Sampling, New Student Days and their evaluations
  • Have access to the College MIS system for Admissions taking a key role in data entry to the QL system
  • Carry out telephone surveys ie early leavers, non-applicants,parental satisfaction, destinations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Good administrative skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Be actively involved in the College’s continuous improvement culture

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade A* - C or equivalent or willingness to work towards these qualifications.

Future prospects

This is a permanent post with the opportunity for internal progression.

Things to consider

For further information and to apply, please visit and click on Vacancies. Alternatively, email or call 01772 642004, quoting the vacancy reference number. Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received

About the employer

Runshaw College is one of the most successful colleges in the country, renowned locally and nationally for our outstanding results, friendly and supportive culture and focus on putting the student at the heart of all that we do. We value our staff and students highly, and invest heavily in their development, support and wellbeing. Situated in Leyland, Lancashire, the College is near the M6, M61 and M65 and within commuting distance of Manchester, Liverpool and the Lake District.


Runshaw College


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Training provider

Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework to include NVQ Technical Certificate, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Tracey Croft 01772 622677

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017