Apprentice School Office Assistant Administrator - Intermediate (Level 2)


Shears Green Junior School

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Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Minimum 30 hours a week. 9am – 4pm. 1 hour for lunch unpaid.
duration: 53 weeks
start: 11 May 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2020 (application closing date)
The vacancy is for an office administrator within a busy school environment. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can complement our team of professionals by ensuring telephones are answered, parents, visitor, professionals and Governors are treated in a professional manner and general office administration is completed.


***Please do not attempt to contact the employer to apply for this position as your application will not be considered***

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

Enjoy the busy atmosphere of this fantastic school be the welcoming and friendly face that we need.

We are looking for someone to complete general office duties and to offer support to our very busy team.

Duties will be varied and will include:

  • Greeting parents, visitors, professionals, and Governors
  • Receiving parcels
  • Answering telephones
  • Photocopying / printing and scanning documents
  • General Filing duties
  • Typing / Correspondence

Future Prospects

  • Potential for full-time employment for the right candidate
  • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Reality Check


If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check:

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.

Travel Information:

  • 8-minute walk from Ladyfields bus stop (routes 736 and 483)
  • 6-minute walk from Packham Road bus stop (routes 305 and 481)

Skills Required

  • Good ICT Skills
  • Ability to work well on their own as well as with others
  • Good maths and English skills
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way and prioritise workload
  • Ability to deal calmly with challenging situations

Qualities Required

  • Punctual
  • Team-player
  • Self-motivated
  • Well organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Well-spoken and presentable

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent) Grade A-C/4-9 is required in English or maths, with a minimum of Grade E/2 in the other subject if you also have completed a GCSE (or equivalent) Grade A-E/2-9 in ICT.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework; consisting of:

  • Intermediate NVQ Level
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook
  • It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.

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

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