Apprentice School Administrator

Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
£145 per week
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
08 May 2019
Ref
KT&A2324
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

Ashford Oaks Community Primary School has 450 children ranging from nursery age through to Yr6. The Ethos of the school is to love the children while providing a fun and exciting curriculum.

Vacancy Description

We are looking for a friendly, polite and sociable person with excellent communication skills. This role is based in the school office and will therefore make you, along with the rest of the team, the first port of call to parents, visitors and children.

We are looking for a friendly, polite and sociable person with excellent communication skills. This role is based in the school office and will therefore make you, along with the rest of the team, the first port of call to parents, visitors and children. You will deal with people at the desk, answer telephone calls, take messages, assist with entering data such as registration marks, school dinner orders, information about children including new admissions.

Wage

Weekly wage £145.00

Hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

One day per week to finish at 1.30pm for study time

Weekly hours paid 37

Term Time Only

Half an hour for lunch paid

Skills Required

Desired skills include working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Publisher.

We use SIMS as our management information system and Fastrak/sQuid for school dinners. The successful candidate will be trained how to use this while working.

The right candidate will need to be able to work in a busy, and sometimes noisy environment. They will need to be approachable, patient and helpful with a can-do attitude.

Personal Qualities

Approachable, friendly, works well in a team and under pressure. A clear love of children.

Qualifications Required

We ask that the successful candidate has GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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