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Receptionist / Administrator (Apprenticeship) - Fixed Term

Horsmonden Primary Academy, Horsmonden

  • Ref:KCC886-2135-52S
  • Posted:10/02/2021
  • Pay:Actual salary £8,552 per annum
  • Start Date:Late February 2021
  • App Close Date:24/02/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Horsmonden Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Receptionist / Administrator (Apprenticeship) to join and enhance the work of the administration team at our school. This is an exciting and rare chance to join a school and play a pivotal role in its success and development, laying the path for future years. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a busy reception area, and be confident in providing a professional, welcoming, efficient service. The candidate will be able to work flexibly under pressure, use their initiative and prioritise their workload. You will also undertake a Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship delivered by LAT Apprenticeships.

 

The ideal candidate would need to have the following:

  • Good general standard of education
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills

 

Apprenticeship Summary
Working weeks: Monday - Friday during school term time
Total hours per week (on average): 37.5 hours per week (including the 20% training element of the Apprenticeship Programme) + holiday allowance
Apprenticeship duration: Approx.18 months
Programme delivery type: All modules are delivered as online learning which can be completed at your place of work
Start date: Late February 2021
Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Apprenticeship standard: Business & Administration
Positions available: 1
Essential entry qualifications: GCSEs A* - C, Maths and English

 

This position offers an actual salary of £8,552 per annum. The basis is 37.5 hours per week, Term time + 1 week of inset. The role is initially offered on an 18 month contract, with every intention to make permanent thereafter based on successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Please be aware that applicants that already have a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration / an equivalent to will not be eligible for this position.

Future prospects: This apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising career within the wider teaching support remit. Your employer will endeavour to offer further employment following successful performance and completion of the Level 3 course with future opportunities to extend your training with a higher level apprenticeship programme. You’ll receive Continuing Professional Development and you’ll be part of a highly experienced student support team – you’ll be learning from the very best!

Essential skills:

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with outstanding attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative
  • Computer literacy in usual office applications
  • A genuine passion to work with children and young adults
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Excellent attendance and time-keeping record.

Information about the school

Working at Horsmonden Primary Academy: Working at Horsmonden Primary Academy: Horsmonden Primary Academy is a vibrant school, very much at the heart of its community. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and keen to learn and take part in everything. We teach a wide, balanced curriculum, founded on children’s ambitions and aspirations. Our school is set in a beautiful village location, and our site has been developed creatively to provide wonderful outdoor learning opportunities. We have a talented and happy staff who all work positively together, and we are very lucky to have the support of committed governors and wonderfully supportive parents.

We believe that all children deserve a great education through inspirational teaching and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.

Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2020, our Trust will comprise 28 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 15 primaries and 2 special) educating over 16,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have one further secondary academy in the development phase, due to open in September 2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team - talent@latrust.org.uk.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:Back Lane, Horsmonden, Kent, TN12 8NJ
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk

Documents

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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.