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Apprentice Clerical Assistant ST Edward's Church Of England Academy Trust Leek

The post is a busy, exciting and challenging one. You will be expected to show initiative and adopt a flexible approach to your work. The successful candidate will be expected to deal efficiently with a wide range of enquiries from visitors, parents, pupils and staff.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £203.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Hours T.B.C.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001740664

  • Positions

    1 available

The post is a busy, exciting and challenging one. You will be expected to show initiative and adopt a flexible approach to your work. The successful candidate will be expected to deal efficiently with a wide range of enquiries from visitors, parents, pupils and staff.

Duties will include; 

  • Acting as qualified First Aider during the school day, administering first aid to pupils, staff and visitors
  • Provide an efficient reception service to all visitors to the school and members of the school community
  • To ensure that all visitors to the school are signed in and out correctly and provided with the correct visitor passes and take contact details for track and trace
  • Answer all telephone enquiries promptly and take messages as necessary to pass on to the appropriate person and to monitor the office contact forms
  • Use SIMS to locate pupils as required
  • Provide routine clerical and HR support e.g. filing, emailing, social media updates completing routine forms.
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems and respond to queries.
  • Provide lists/information as required, eg pupil data
  • Maintain stock and supplies for first aid, cataloguing and distributing as required
  • Undertake routine typing, word-processing on an ad hoc basis.
  • Sort and distribute and record mail.
  • Assist with pupil welfare duties; liaise with parents/staff etc.
  • Assist with arrangements for visits from relevant external bodies, e.g. school nurse, photographer etc.
  • Maintain records of first aid administered and school accident book.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Effective use of ICT packages.
  • Ability to use relevant equipment/resources.
  • Good keyboard skills.
  • Knowledge or relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team.
  • Ability to relate well to children and to adults.
  • Good organising, planning and prioritising skills.
  •  Methodical with a good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Customer focused.
  • Has a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect.
  • Open, honest and an active listener.
  • Takes responsibility and accountability.
  • Committed to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders and challenge barriers and blocks to providing an effective service.
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations.
  • Is committed to the provision and improvement of quality service provision.
  • Is adaptable to change/embraces and welcomes change.
  • Acts with pace and urgency being energetic, enthusiastic and decisive.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Has the ability to learn from experiences and challenges.
  • Is committed to the continuous development of self and others by keeping up to date and sharing knowledge, encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills.

Desired qualifications

  • NVQ 2 Business and Administration or equivalent qualification or experience in relevant discipline.
  • GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent qualifications in English and maths 
  • Full First Aid Certificate or willing to undertake first aid training

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training. 


About the employer

At St Edward’s Church of England Academy, we are commissioned to celebrate and support the talents and potential of all in our community (Matthew 28: 18-12). In our Academy, we are all journeying together in order to learn through faith, grow through hope and achieve through love (Corinthians 13:13), allowing all to live life in all its fullness (John 10:10).

We are an avowedly inclusive community where all are welcomed, supported and celebrated for all they are and for all they do.

Employer

ST Edward's Church Of England Academy Trust Leek

Address

St Edwards C Of E Middle School

Westwood Road

Leek

ST13 8DN

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Training

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People

Contact

The Apprenticeship Works 01922651100 ptprecruits@ptp-training.co.uk

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration Standard 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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