Stanley Primary School

Reception Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Stanley Primary School (Employer)

Achieving for Children Community Interest Company (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,920.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.45pm with 1 hour lunch. Also expected to take part in Inset day training and some days during the school holidays.
12 months (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be working towards becoming a Reception Apprentice, based at Darell Primary & Nursery School. Darell School was Richmond Borough Council’s first primary school and it is now the only Richmond primary school still in its historic original pre-1914 building.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Working directly for the School Business Manager

  • Managing the reception area, ensuring it is tidy and welcoming to all pupils, parents and visitors.
  • Undertaking receptionist duties and general administrative and clerical support.Being first contact for visitors and managing enquiries.
  • Taking responsibility for answering phone calls, dealing with the query of transferring/taking messages.
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail and ensure external mail is prepared for posting at the end of each day.
  • Make appointments for the Headteacher and other members of staff as appropriate and maintain the school diary.
  • Monitoring the main school email account and emails are forwarded/distributed in a timely manner.

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

  • Customer Services Practitioner Level 2 Standard
  • Duration: 12 Months - 15 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes
  • Training will be delivered by a blended approach of face to face at Twickenham and virtual.
  • Where a Customer Service Practitioner has not already achieved Level 2 English and Maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are several career progression routes available such as a team leader, training officer, call centre manager, customer service team manager, customer service specialist and many more. You could also move into sales or account handling.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Importance of Confidentiality, Health & Safety Awareness, Equality & Diversity Awareness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
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