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Apprentice Finance & Admin Assistant - Full-time

The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (Aquila)

  • Ref:KCC-F33-12-S
  • Posted:24/01/2019
  • Pay:£3.70/hour (£6,734.00/annum)
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:28/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Aquila are looking for a confident, motivated and enthusiastic Apprentice Finance & Admin Assistant to work with our small central team at our office in Folkestone. You will learn basic bookkeeping and general administrative tasks. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who aspires to a career in finance and administration.

What you will do in your working day:

Hands-on basic bookkeeping including generating and placing purchase orders, invoicing and payment runs. Assist the Finance Manager with the overall financial management of our academies. Assist the Senior Administrator with all elements of administration, including telephone queries, handling mail, email communication, managing diaries and communication.

The training you will be getting:

Daily training of finance software package and associated processes including budget monitoring software and reporting. Training of all administrative duties within the office, for example dealing with telephone calls, printing/photocopying, filing etc.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship:

There may be the opportunity of continuing an apprenticeship with the Trust at L3 qualification.



Information about the trust

We aim to promote distinctive, inclusive communities of learning that seek to be underpinned by Christian values sourced in the Gospel narrative, enriching the whole educational experience. We aspire to excellence; to secure the best possible outcomes for children and young people, enabling them to fulfil their potential and make a worthwhile contribution to our diverse, dynamic society.

The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust is an established and highly successful Multi-Academy Trust currently consisting of primary schools and expecting to grow over the coming years.

The Trust offers:

• outstanding mentoring and coaching • full induction programme for all new staff • excellent professional development opportunities • an enviable track record of career progression • collaborative working in a supportive team environment

We are committed to ensuring our academies work together, sharing their strengths, to provide a great education for every pupil. We believe learning must be engaging and relevant and develop the whole child. Our academies design their coverage of the curriculum to provide challenging and exciting learning experiences in a caring and nurturing environment which is based on our strong Christian values. Our academies value every individual and celebrate differences through their culture of mutual trust and shared values.

We want to deliver and develop best practice through learning together and engaging with action research with Canterbury Christ Church University. We want our academies to serve their local communities through links with churches, each other and to develop wider networks enabling staff and pupils to flourish. Through developing leadership at all levels we want the pupils in our academies to become happy, successful, well rounded individuals who develop into lifelong learners.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Trust Administrator
  • Address:Unit 33,
    Folkestone Enterprise Centre (Basepoint),
    Shearway Business Park,
    CT19 4RH
  • Telephone: 01303 297020
  • Email: enquiries@diocant-aquila.org


Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.