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Business Administration Apprentice - Full-time

Barnsole Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2396-71S
  • 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

Anticipated start date: ASAP

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

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths & English or equivalent
  • 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. 


More information about the Trust can be found on the careers section of our website at: www.maritimeacademytrust.org

Information about the schools can be found here , Barnsole Primary School 

Further information on the apprenticeship can be found in the attached candidate information pack. 

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

Closing Date: 6th January 2023

Interview Date: TBC

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

Barnsole Primary School is part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools based in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. Our academies have transformed through targeted collaboration, innovative ideas and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with leadership and life skills.

Barnsole Primary is an outstanding three-form community primary school situated in Medway with a thriving school nursery on site.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where each one of our pupils can achieve their potential and flourish academically and socially. We have exceptionally high expectations of all our pupils and endeavour to nurture their self-confidence and self-esteem so that they can be the best they can be.

Relationships with parents and our wider community is something we put right at the top of our agenda. If you would like to visit please do not hesitate to contact us and we also actively encourage feedback so if you feel there is something we can do better please let us know.

We look forward to meeting with you.

Job Contact Information

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.