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Business Admin Apprentice - Term Time

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-7031-57S
  • Posted:24/11/2022
  • Pay:apprenticeship wage - £4.81 per hour
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/01/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Business Administration Apprentice , Level 3 

Working Hours: 37 hours per week,  39 weeks per year.

Contract: 17 month fixed term contract

Please note: You will be required to work across  Barnsole Primary School, Danecourt School & Featherby Partnership schools. 

We have a great opportunity for a Business Administration Apprentice to join our friendly and supportive school teams within the Maritime Academy Trust.  We are looking for dynamic, committed and friendly people to be in this front-facing role in our schools, working as part of an admin team.

This is a varied role, where you will provide a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for parents/carers, visitors and staff. You will have the opportunity to gain a wide range of administration experiences whilst working as part of the admin team. You will be dealing with all manner of enquiries in person, via telephone or email and therefore it is essential you have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to remain calm, professional and patient, and above all to have a good sense of humour in order to maintain the smooth and efficient running of the  reception areas.

It is important that you have good communication skills and can effectively multi-task. You must be able to respect confidential information relating to staff, pupils and families.

You will be working across Featherby Partnership schools, Barnsole Primary school, and Danecourt school, on a rotation basis (this will be finalised following appointment).

You will have:-  

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths & English  
  • Good IT skills  
  • The ability to work as part of a team  
  • Good verbal and written communications skills 

In return we offer:  

  • A supportive apprenticeship programme 
  • A positive, friendly and happy working environment  
  • Tailored programmes of CPD  
  • A generous package of Maritime Trust staff benefits. 

Information about the schools can be found here - Danecourt SchoolBarnsole Primary School Featherby Partnership schools

Further information on the apprenticeship can be found in the attached job description. 

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

The Trust and its academies are committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks may be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway . Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills. We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties and autism.

At Danecourt our mission is support all pupils to become “STARS” -

S - Self reliant T - Team Players A - Aspirational R - Resilient S - Successful

This is facilitated through pupils receiving a personalised curriculum that is tailored to meet their individual specific needs. The highly trained staff team maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families/carers and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils' needs and as a result, pupils make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Danecourt community and working with us, telephone the school and make an appointment to come and meet some of the pupils and staff and to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.