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Business Administration Apprentice SWIFT ACADEMIES

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to the Careers Departments of both Hurworth and Longfield Schools (2 days will be spent at each school and 1 day at college/completing off the job training).

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed. Term time + 1 week. This is a TTO position therefore the salary is pro rata to reflect this.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    12 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000044047

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

All aspects of administrative duties:

  • General administrative duties including filing, processing of routine documentation to Trust standards and deadlines, and in appropriate formats
  • Assisting with careers database and record management, assisting and organising various careers events
  • Event coordination - working with the careers leader to ensure all events are delivered to the highest standard
  • Work experience records and tracking
  • To ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with GDPR and other legislation
  • Where appropriate, work with computer and other new technology and associated systems as required and support staff in its use
  • Maintain safety and security of all individuals involved in the event by reporting any safety concerns, adhering to fire safety regulations and implement correct procedures for recording
    attendance
  • To comply with the Trust’s Child Safeguarding Procedures, including regular liaison with the Designated Child Safeguarding Person over any safeguarding issues or concerns
  • To comply with Trust policies and procedures at all times
  • Undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation
  • To undertake an 18 - 21 month training programme working towards Level 3 in Business Administration

Personal Qualities:

  • We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic team member who is able to work flexibly and as part of a team
  • Willing to organise your own workload and to take responsibility for your own development
  • Commitment to completing the apprenticeship

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Business Administrator Level 3

Shifts to be confirmed. Term time + 1 week. This is a TTO position therefore the salary is pro rata to reflect this.

2 days will be spent at each school and 1 day at college/completing off the job training


Total hours per week: 37.00

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This could be a long term position for the right candidate or will give the skills and knowledge to allow the candidate to progress with other companies is a Business Administrator role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Initiative, Maintain Confidentiality

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Minimum of 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
Other ICT/Media qualifications (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

This position will provide administrative support to the Careers Departments of both Hurworth and Longfield Schools (2 days will be spent at each school and 1 day at college/completing off the job training). Please ensure that you are able to commute to both locations before applying for the position This position is TTO and the actual salary will reflect this. Please discuss this at interview to ensure full understanding of pro-rata salary. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

The aim of the Swift Academies is to build, strengthen and expand our Trust across the North of England, by incorporating good and outstanding schools into our family of academies and acting as a sponsor for other primary and secondary academies, aiming to help them improve their standards and performance. The vision of Swift Academies Trust Board is that each child experiences excellence with care every day. The Trust is founded on deeply held principles that every child has the right to a first-class education.

Employer

SWIFT ACADEMIES

Address

Croft Road Hurworth - On - Tees Darlington

County Durham

England

DL2 2JG

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Training

Training provider

DARLINGTON COLLEGE

Contact

Dominika Michalowska

DMichalowska@darlington.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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