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Apprentice Administrator HORIZON MULTI ACADEMY TRUST

Horizon Multi Academy Trust are looking for a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice to provide clerical/administrative/financial support, under the direction/instruction of senior staff.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    30 hours per week, 39 weeks a year. The hours can be agreed between the hours of 8am and 4pm Mon-Fri.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065878

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Horizon Multi Academy Trust are looking for a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice to provide clerical/administrative/financial support, under the direction/instruction of senior staff.

The Apprentice’s Role

The job involves working from instructions, but making minor decisions involving the use of initiative. Problems are referred to a supervisor / manager. Little close supervision is necessary beyond that provided by working arrangements and methods.

Duties include

  • Reception duties, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors.
  • Maintenance of manual and computerised records/management systems.
  • Routine financial administration under the direction of the Senior Administrator
  • Sorts and distribute mail
  • Assists with arrangements for visits by the school nurse, photographer etc.
  • Undertake duties associated with income which include banking
  • Undertake other duties as directed and commensurate with the grading of the role
  • The post is predominately office based with limited requirements for lifting and carrying files, boxes and other general office items as well as standing and walking within the school environment.

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

The Apprenticeship consists of:

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English

You will attend monthly sessions as part of your off the job training throughout your apprenticeship. Most aspects of your training will be delivered on site by the employer, where you will gain all the skills, knowledge and experience to assist you in this role. Your duties will vary from day to day, and throughout your on site learning process you will work closely with experienced members of staff.

You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will help you and monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full time job will be offered to the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*-C (9-4)) Desired

Things to consider

Concentration required for periods of up to two hours at a time with some work related pressure due to conflicting demands from telephone calls and personal callers.

About the employer

Horizon is a Multi Academy Trust in Plymouth currently consisting of nine schools which include, primary, infant and junior schools. These are Elburton, Ford, Hooe, Hyde Park Infant, Hyde Park Junior, Plaistow Hill Infant and Nursery, Pomphlett, Victoria Road and Widewell academies. Their schools come from across the City with a varied demographic. Horizon is committed to providing outstanding experiences for all pupils through a commitment to collaboration and co-operation. They believe in learning from each other and growing through the strengths that each academy has. Central to their structure is a Learning Board, where this commitment is embodied and enacted. Across the Learning Board the leaders have great expertise, a track record for school improvement and a commitment to make a difference to all of their schools and most importantly, their children.

Employer

HORIZON MULTI ACADEMY TRUST

Address

Ford Primary School,

Cambridge Road,

Plymouth,

PL2 1PU

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2022