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Thomas Gamuel Primary School - Apprentice Administrator/ Attendance Data Officer Thomas Gamuel Primary School

Thomas Gamuel Primary School is a school that lies at the heart of the community, where the children’s learning is paramount, and the learning of the whole school community is highly valued and encouraged. There are high expectations of staff as well as pupils, and a continual striving for excellence.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    Monday – Friday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Vacancy Description

Purpose of role

  • To provide secretarial and administrative support to the school and to be responsible for the development and maintenance of the school's information and management systems within the school.


  • Working as an Attendance / Data Officer
  • Maintaining pupil attendance records and monitoring the attendance of pupils using Arbor software.
  • Liaising with the Educational Welfare Service in following up pupil absences.
  • Management of school's information management system
  • Maintain and collate pupil reports as required e.g. class lists, pupil details, registers, daily reports.
  • Provide routine general administration and organisational support to the school e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, completing standard forms, and responding to routine correspondences.
  • To be an ambassador for the school when meeting parents and other visitors and to act as a first point of reference when people arrive
  • Ensure that there is a high quality first point of contact service given to all parents, carers and visitors to the school.
  • Be aware of and support differences and ensure equal opportunities for all
  • Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures

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

Business Administration (Level 3)

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential offer of permanent role for 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, Initiative, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

DBS and reference checks are required Salary will be the National Living/Minimum Wage Depending on Age A majority of the day will be spent at a PC using photocopiers and answering the telephone.

About the employer

At Thomas Gamuel Primary School, we believe that all children and students have a right to an excellent education in order to give them the best life chances irrespective of race, creed or circumstance. We have high aspirations for our children, staff and communities. We believe that obstacles and barriers both real and perceived can be overcome by clear, strategic and targeted support that creates culture change based on sharing good and outstanding practice, collegiality and a relentless pursuit of excellence. This underpins our high expectations and actions, and drives all the staff to provide opportunities for our children to reach the highest possible levels of attainment and achieve exceptionally well in all walks of life. We believe that outstanding teaching and learning must be central to every decision made and every development introduced. At the heart of our school, is a dedicated team of staff who are all equally committed to giving our children an excellent education. You will join a team who are supportive, successful and committed to setting high standards.


Thomas Gamuel Primary School


Thomas Gamuel Primary School, 1 Colchester Road


E17 8LG

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022