B-456 Business Administration Apprentice with St James CE Primary School in Haslingden

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 31-07-2017
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code B-456
Hours Per Week 35 hours per week Mon – Fri 7.55am – 15.55pm (1 hour lunch)
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Job Description

You will be supporting the School Office Manager in the effective and efficient running of the school administration function.

Main Duties:

  • Reception duties – greeting parents and other stakeholders into school, telephone and front desk enquiries and deliveries
  • Breakfast club – registering, taking payment, reconciling income, assisting staff with club
  • General office duties – post, filing, photocopying, updating and maintaining confidential records
  • General welfare support – where required, including the responsibility for pursuing pupil absence with parents including recording and monitoring of absence and production of reports.
  • Use of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Publisher

Observing confidentiality, safeguarding procedures and health and safety protocols.

Person Specification

Skills Required

  • Ability to relate well to children and adults

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Good communication, time management and organisational skills

  • Knowledge of the need for confidentiality

  • Ability to operate office equipment with training

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above

  • Ability to make effective use of ICT

  • Flexible attitude to work

Personal Qualities

Essential qualities – personable, confident, reliable with an ability to work using own initiative.

Qualifications required

GCSE’s Grade C and above including Maths & English (desirable)

Candidates will be required to undertake initial assessment at Blackburn College as part of the application process. 




Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-15 months

Training to be Provided

OCR Level 2 combined qualification in Business and Administration

City and Guilds functional skills in Maths, ICT and English if required

Future Prospects

Possible full time employment/progression to Level 3


Ann Mason

01254 292234







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