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Administration Apprentice - Fixed Term

Saint George's CE School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5404-272S
  • Posted:19/11/2019
  • Pay:£140 weekly
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Business Administration Apprentice

Working Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm                     

Salary: £140 Weekly                  

As a member of the school administration team, you will learn and understand the general functions of a busy school office along with completing a Business Administration Framework which will involve attending college once a month. This is an excellent Apprenticeship vacancy for someone looking to forge a career in administration. 


  • Visitor access to site
  • Meet and greet visitors (assist the Receptionist)
  • Telephone enquiries
  • Relaying messages to staff
  • Assist with the distribution of incoming post
  • Assist with the franking of outgoing post
  • Provide cover for the receptionist (during break)
  • Filing
  • Reprographics
  • Refreshments for visitors/meetings
  • Assist with uniform sales
  • Provide recruitment administration support to the HR Manager
  • Administrative and General Office Tasks
  • Be aware of confidentiality and General Data Protection Regulations and ensure that they are adhered to whilst carrying out office duties.

The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate with school visitors and staff at all levels, must be patient, courteous and able to work under own initiative with a precise and methodical approach. The ability to work well within a team is essential along with the ability to seek guidance from senior staff where necessary and to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 

Desired Skills and Qualities: A fast learner with strong written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy, accuracy and attention to detail is a particular requirement. A motivated, hardworking, well presented and well organised individual with the ability to take responsibility for their job.

Qualifications Required: English and Maths GCSE grades A-C, or grade 5.

Closing Date: Friday 6th December 2019                   

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to apprenticevacancies@northkent.ac.uk 

Information about the school

Saint George's Church of England School is a popular wide ability school for boys and girls. It is located in pleasant green fields and is within easy reach of the A2/M2 motorway with excellent transport links to London. In 2016 it was the most oversubscribed high school in Kent.

Saint George’s Church of England School converted to Academy status in November 2011 and is a founder member of the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust formed in December 2014.

The school underwent a section 8 inspection (February 2017) and was considered to have remained 'Good' overall with 'Outstanding' for Leadership and Management; continued improvement since the last inspection was also recognised. I recommend it to you as a friendly community, where an energetic, willing, supportive staff work enthusiastically and collaboratively to enable students to excel.

We are delighted that we have been able to expand our age range to open a new primary department on site, making Saint George's an all through school from 4-18 from September 2019.

Saint George’s Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Laura Bechelli
  • Address:Meadow Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 7LS
  • Telephone: 01474 533082
  • Email: bechellil@sgsce.co.uk

Fax: 01474 561536

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.