Business Administration Apprenticeship North Beckton Primary School

You will earn while you learn the role of an Office Administrator in a school. You’ll be based in the school office as part of the administration team and you will assist pupils, teachers and other staff with administration support.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    60 weeks

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001293495

  • Positions

    1 available

Office Admin role is full time, term time only so 39 weeks working 44 weeks including annual leave. The National School Apprenticeship programme presents a unique opportunity to start a career working in a school. You will receive comprehensive training throughout the apprenticeship and ongoing support from the school.

Working as an Office Administrator you’ll provide support to pupils, teachers and other non-teaching staff with administration responsibilities. This will include creating documents using Microsoft Office, filing and sending documents by email and post. You’ll need excellent communication skills as you will regularly answer the office phone and liaise with members for the public and staff regarding school-related enquiries. You’ll also need a good attention to detail to ensure your work is accurate.

At the end of your apprenticeship you’ll achieve the nationally recognised Business Administration qualification as well as valuable work experience that will provide you with the best chance possible of being offered a full-time role within a school or business. A School Secretary can earn between £15,000 and £22,000 per annum.

Below is a summary of your key roles and responsibilities; -

  • File documents, transport paperwork and resources (including post) within the school premises.
  • Answer the telephone professionally and politely.
  • Liaise with members of the public, students and staff regarding school-related enquiries.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the work of other professionals.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development

Compliance with all necessary policies and procedures relating to child protection, equality and diversity, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing and able to complete all learning and assessment requirements of the relevant framework
  • Able to establish good working relationships with staff, pupil’s parents and outside agencies

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good time management

Qualifications required

  • Hold GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Full-time employment within the organisation.

Things to consider

Ensure that you use appropriate punctuation and capital letters, especially for you name. Prior to interview you are required to complete online initial assessments in Maths, English & ICT. These are called BKSB. If you’re shortlisted please print out the results and take them with you to the interview. You’ll receive an email from NST Head Office with instructions. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Welcome to North Beckton Primary School. We hope you enjoy visiting our website and that it gives you some information about our school. If you would like to discuss anything further, please feel free to come in and see us. Our school is a multi-cultural and inclusive school, which promotes a safe, caring, challenging and creative environment. We are an expanding school within one of the most exciting and dynamic boroughs of London, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven years old. We believe in having a place where respect, a willingness to learn and achievement are valued above everything else and together, through our collaborative efforts, everyone is part of something unique and significant. We are proud that we all belong to North Beckton Primary School.

Employer

North Beckton Primary School

Address

Harrier Way

London

E6 5XG

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration Apprenticeship
  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

NATIONAL SCHOOLS TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by National Schools Training Ltd

Contact

Josie Hodkinson 08443760157 josie.hodkinson@nationschoolstraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017