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Apprentice Administration Assistant - Fixed Term

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-101-S
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:Apprentice Wage of £4.30 per hour
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:1st and 5th November 2021

Schools this job is for


Mayplace Primary is a fantastic school with amazing pupils; it is a large 2/3 form entry school.We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Apprentice Administration Assistant to join our dynamic team who can provide a strong level of administrative support to staff and parents. This position requires the successful candidate to have the capacity to have excellent, all round, administrative skills including attention to detail and forward planning. Being able to manage many different tasks while retaining complete confidentiality and discretion is essential.

The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary only family of schools which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley.  This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence.

We are ideally seeking someone who has:

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good standard of ICT skills.
  • Ability to gradually work with minimal supervision and to act on own initiative.
  • Ability to cope with conflicting demands, deadlines and interruptions.
  • Empathy with children and young people.
  • Willingness to be flexible.

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD. opportunities in the school and across the Trust.
  • A positive working environment with strong focus on staff and pupil wellbeing. 
  • A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your role.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.mayplace.bexley.sch.uk

Interview and Selection process: Between 1st  and 5th November 2021.

For further details please email: admin@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk

The school is part of the Primary First Trust, a primary only family of schools that has already demonstrated a commitment to improving standards and also working with effective professionals on career development both within their individual schools and the wider Trust.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to admin@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk by 12 noon, Friday 22nd October 2021. Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Mrs R Flaherty at Mayplace Primary School, Woodside Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 6EQ.

Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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).