Apprentice School Office Assistant

Herne Bay, Kent
£3.90 per hour
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Start Date

Employer Description

Reculver is a happy school, with all children, parents, staff and other adults working together as part of a team to create a supportive learning environment.

Relationships are based on strong Christian values and the children’s self-respect, confidence and ability to work independently and co-operatively are encouraged and developed throughout the school.

We work hard to fulfil every child’s potential and always encourage every child to be the best that they can be.


Description of Vacancy

Reculver School in Herne Bay is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join their friendly team.

Your administrative support will assist the general school office and reception as well as the Special Educational Needs team, giving you plenty of variety to your working day and helping you develop a wider range of skills.

If you’re friendly, ambitious and keen to learn then we would love to hear from you.

This is a varied administrative role supporting the school office and SEN team.  Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

Providing reception and clerical duties.

To organise and manage pupil information on the IT system under direction of the Administration Officer

To produce in-house documentation – such as brochures

To maintain and manage office information systems.

To prepare and type correspondence on behalf of the school.

To answer the telephone and relay messages in a polite and efficient manner

To welcome visitors to the school and follow important and appropriate safeguarding tasks, with support and training



£136.50 per week (£3.90 per hour)



35 working hours per week / 44 weeks of the year

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30 (includes a one hour, unpaid lunch break each day)


Skills Required

The successful candidate should have a good communication skills, be well organised, and have basic computer skills.


Personal Qualities

We are looking for somebody who is cheerful and polite and comfortable working in a busy environment.


Qualifications Required

Minimum GCSE grade C / 4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.


Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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