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School Receptionist Admin Apprentice Edmondsley Primary School

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for and train with a welcoming, friendly and creative school as an Apprentice School Administrator. Applicants would be expected to build up the necessary skills required to provide an effective reception service, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries, along with general admin duties.

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023

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

    Monday - Thursday - 8am - 4pm Friday 8am - 3.3pm Term Time Only.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123530

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for and train with a welcoming, friendly and creative school as an Apprentice School Administrator.  The post is based at Pelton Community Primary School and is 5 days a week term-time only.

Applicant would be expected to build up the necessary skills required to provide an effective reception service, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries, signing visitors into the site, providing general administrative support to the school under the instruction of the Office Manager using IT programs in accordance with school procedures and processes.

Applicants should be:

  • Be the public face of the school and federation
  • Confident with good communication skills and have a genuine interest in an administrative role in a school
  • Be able to show initiative, manage priorities and problem solving
  • Be very confident in the use of ICT Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and SIMs
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Have a high standard of English, Maths and ICT
  • Have a positive attitude and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Be an excellent and enthusiastic practitioner, committed to high standards
  • Make a valuable contribution to the work of the federation and support its ethos
  • Be flexible, friendly and have a good sense of humour

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

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard
  • Level 1 maths and English Functional Skills if required
  • Preparation for end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of permanent employment and going on to complete further qualifications.


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, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C and above) Essential

About the employer

Pelton Community Primary School provides a caring and stimulating learning environment in which the children feel safe and secure and excited to learn. In the Beamish and Pelton Federation, we aim to provide an interesting and enriched curriculum that enables pupils to become enthusiastic, curious learners and respectful, responsible citizens who know how to keep themselves safe. It aims to raise aspirations so that children know that if they believe, they really can achieve.

Employer

Edmondsley Primary School

Address

Pelton Community Primary School

Ouston Lane

Chester Le Street

DH2 1EZ

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Training

Training provider

EAST DURHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Emma Norbury

emma.norbury@eastdurham.ac.uk

0191 5185587

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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