Business Support Apprentice

@St Nicholas School
  • Reedham Drive, Croydon, Purley, CR8 4DS, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : December 13, 2022
  • Apply Before : March 15, 2023
  • Salary: £7.00 - £7.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Number of Positions Available: 1
  • Working Hours 8.15am - 4.00pm
  • Working Week: Monday - Friday
  • Working Location Reedham Drive, Purley, CR8 4DS
  • Minimum Entry Requirements Math & English grade 4/C or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Personal Qualities: • Good interpersonal and communication skills. • Conversant with IT and a competent user of word processing and email. • Ability to relate well to children and parents with patience and understanding. • Good organisational and time management skills. • Ability to prioritise workload and to use own initiative. • Ability to work under pressure in a calm and measured manner. • A high level of personal professionalism and confidentiality. • To know when to take initiative and when to seek guidance
  • Things to Consider:
    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Job Description

Job Title: Business Support Apprentice 

Employer: St Nicholas School

Apprenticeship Standard: Business Administrator Level 3

Location: Reedham Drive, Purley, CR8 4DS

Vacancy Description:

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

Office Administration

  • To undertake routine reception duties, to include answering enquiries, visitor checks and sign in.
  • Answer the telephone professionally and politely.
  • Liaise with members of the public, students and staff regarding school-related enquiries.
  • To ensure pupils are signed in upon arrival and that all pupils sign out if they leave during the school day.
  • To check off deliveries of educational and administrative equipment against delivery notes.
  • Provide general clerical and administrative support including photocopying, filing, routine correspondence, use of ICT packages such as word, excel, email and SIMS.
  • Assist with the updating of pupil information on SIMS.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the work of other professionals.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings.
  • Provide support to the School Business Leader, Finance Officer and Administrative Officer as required in order to fulfil learning and successful completion of apprenticeship.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with all necessary policies and procedures relating to child protection, equality and diversity, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To keep up to date with Apprenticeship studies and inform Business Leader if there are any issues.

The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.

Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing needs of St Nicholas School. This will always be in consultation with the post holder and any additional training needs identified and discussed with the post holder’s line manager.