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Apprentice Business Administrator

St Georges Junior School

School - Employer's Details

Vacancy Summary

Reference No.VAC001656313
Weekly Wage:£124.50
Working week:Working days/hours to be confirmed with successful applicant
Duration:15 months
Start date:9/11/2020
Apprenticeship level:3
Closing Date:8/11/2020

Apprenticeship Details

St George's Junior School is looking for a dedicated individual to ensure that the team is assisted with administrative functions to support the smooth running of the school.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking reception duties, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries, and signing in visitors
  • Acting in a polite and professional manner when dealing with queries/requests from parents escalating where necessary to the Business Support Administrator/Office Manager
  • Assisting with arrangements for visits by school nurse, photographer etc.
  • Providing routine clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, emailing etc.
  • Updating and maintaining computer records
  • Undertaking word processing and other IT based tasks
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Undertaking routine administration e.g. registers/school meals, chasing consent forms
  • Undertaking routine financial administration under the direction/instruction of Business Support Administrator
  • Shadowing other members of staff to continue your understanding of work further
  • Being aware of and complying with all school policies and procedures
  • Being aware of and supporting difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
  • Contributing to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciating and supporting the role of other professionals
  • Attending and participating in relevant meetings as required
  • Participating in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Being aware of and complying with safeguarding responsibilities as outlines in the schools Staff Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Any other duties that the Headteacher feel is/are commensurate with the post. Whilst every effort is made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post each individual task undertaken may not be identified

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Employer's Details

Located near the heart of the town of Shrewsbury, St Georges Junior School is dedicated to delivering a quality learning experience. Part of the Empower Academy Trust, St Georges has twelve classes across Key Stage 2, (approx.360 pupils), ages 7-11 and 47 staff. The school is proactive, dynamic and friendly and currently has 4 personnel in the large school office and is looking for a 5th person to join the team.