Ashford, Kent
Approximately £175 per week
28 Sep 2021
26 Oct 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

The North School is an aged 14-19 education provider.

Providing administrative support to the schools Careers team. Dealing with the work experience programme, assisting with planning career events. Creating business documents and updating records. Liaising with partners to include employers, other educational establishments and parents.

Description of Vacancy 

Providing administrative support to the schools Careers team. Supporting the work experience offer to students by contacting employers and parents or carers for placements, updating spreadsheets, sending emails and checking paperwork. Preparing letters for school trips, compiling bookings for career related visits and planning transport. Preparing career materials for workshops, updating displays, newsletters and documents for school website. Supporting career events in the setup and organisation, contacting partners such as employers and other educational institutions and developing and updating a database of contacts. Any other administrative duties as required.


Approximately £175 per week


Monday – Friday (Term Time Only plus 5 training days)
30 minute lunch break

20% paid time during working hours is given to complete training, referred to as “Off the Job Training”

Skills Required

Microsoft/Google Docs including word and spreadsheets
Strong organisational skills
Good communication skills
Able to use own initiative

Personal Qualities 

Confident, team player with sound time management skills

Qualifications Required 

GCSE Grade 9-4 to include English and Maths
Business Administration Level 2

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities. Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

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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