Apprentice School Receptionist Ashby Fields Primary School

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a school as an Apprentice School Receptionist, working on the internal reception servicing staff, students and visitors.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours per week, 39 weeks per year Hours between 8am-5pm with the occasional 7pm finish for parents evenings

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working on the internal reception servicing staff, students and visitors, duties will include:

  • Signing visitors in
  • Visiting classrooms to pass on messages and liaise with teachers
  • Taking telephone calls
  • Contacting parents regarding absences
  • Dealing with staff and student queries and requests
  • Providing administration support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communitcation skills
  • Sound IT knowledge, mail merge and table in work would be beneficial
  • Confident telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Calm and unflustered
  • Polite and professional

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are required

Future prospects

Permanent role within the school offering career progression

About the employer

We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens. Our Values We have eleven school values, one for every month that we are in school. These values are integral to everything that we do. They are focussed on in assemblies, form part of our PSHE lessons and are actively practised by the children and the staff. We have 420 students and 50 staff within the school


Ashby Fields Primary School


Wimborne Place


NN11 0YP

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship  - Business Admisnitration
  • Functional Skills
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Naomi Alormele 01604 736315

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017