Business Admin apprenticeship St Michael's Church of England Academy
Provides a reception and clerical support service for the school, under the guidance of the Academy Business Partner. Work is governed by established procedures and carried out without close supervision other than that provided through working arrangements, methods and procedures.
Closing date: today
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
06 Mar 2024
05 Feb 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Undertake reception duties
- Help to create a pleasant welcoming atmosphere
- Deal with visitors to the school, issue visitor passes and notify person they have come to see.
- Give information and guidance to parents and others as appropriate.
- Be a point of contact for pupils requiring help and support, referring them on as appropriate.
- Deal with incoming and outgoing post, e.g. sort and distribute, ensuring urgent post is sent.
- Deal with telephone enquiries, taking messages and passing on for dealing with as appropriate.
- Filing, e.g. invoices, personnel documents etc.
- Generate standard letters – amend with up-to-date information e.g. letters to parents re events in school.
- Produce documents from drafts, e.g. from teachers and the head teacher.
- Distribute documents and materials within the school.
- Maintain stock of office stationery and alert colleagues when stock needs ordering.
- Undertake routine financial administration which involves the collecting, counting, recording of cash collected.
- Prepare electronic dinner registers and maintain the corresponding financial records.
- Maintain pupil and staff data on the schools management system, as instructed by the Business Partner or Administrator.
- Complete absence returns for staff for Business Managers approval.
- Record and maintain attendance data and complete records for admissions and leavers
- Maintain records, files and databases, update, retrieve information and collate reports under direction.
- Assist in completing statutory returns.
- Assist with making arrangements for visits.
- Assist with pupil welfare, liaising with parents.
- Stand in for the Administrator, but would not be expected to cover the full range of duties.
- Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required with a view to providing a clerking service to the Governing body.
DEVELOPING SELF AND WORKING WITH OTHERS
Effective relationships and communication are important in a school role and you will be expected to manage yourself and relationships well. Through performance management and effective continuing professional development practice, you will be expected to achieve high standards. You will be committed to your own continuing professional development.
This will include:
Valuing people and treating them fairly, equitably and with dignity and respect to create and maintain a positive school culture in accordance with the Christian beliefs underpinning the school.
Ensuring own CPD included development in education
Develop and maintain a culture of high expectations for self
Regularly reviewing own practice, setting personal targets and taking responsibility for own personal development.
Managing own workload to allow for reflection and an appropriate work/life balance
KEY ORGANISATIONAL ACTIVITIES
The post holder will contribute to the school’s objective in service delivery by:
Enactment of Health and Safety requirements and initiatives as directed.
Ensuring compliance with Data Protection legislation
At all times operating within the school’s Equal Opportunities framework
Commitment and contribution to improving standards for pupils as appropriate
Contributing to the maintenance of a caring and stimulating environment for pupils.
The training you will be getting
Training Provider: LMP Education (Rated 8th best apprentice provider in UK)! Training will be delivered online, once a week.
Apprentices will work towards a Business administrator Level 3 Qualification.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Full time position to be considered upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above or equivalent) Essential
About the employer
LET ME PLAY LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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