Bedford Borough Council

Autism in Schools Administration Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Bedford Borough Council (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,254.44
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm (flexible working hours) some evening sessions and occasional weekends are required
18 months (duration)
22 August 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
10 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you want to support autistic children in schools? Are you a caring, patient and empathetic person? Do you want variety in a job where you will complete administration tasks and take part in fun activities? Apply now!


What will the apprentice be doing?

Bedford Borough Council will be running a project which aims to support children and young people with Autism. This project will work with 10 Schools (Primary and Secondary) in Bedford Borough. Part of your role will include helping with training sessions and resources for staff and children and young people to raise awareness of what life with Autism is like, support and/or deliver sessions and activities for children and young people such planning activities and organising food and refreshments. The role will also include administration tasks such as booking rooms and facilities, typing reports and minutes, inviting and organising children and young people to attend and other general admin support. Staff benefits include completing activities with the children and young people such as football, paddle boarding, horse riding, cooking sessions, raft building, escape rooms, laser tag, team lunches and team building days and meals out.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will gain the following qualifications: - Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship - Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).

You will also study a range of topics, including: IT, record and document production, decision making, planning and organisation, project management, policies, relevant regulations, stakeholders, processes and external environment factors.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential permanant role upon completion from the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Skills Required

communication skills, Creative thinking, Enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Desired
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