Clerical Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate)
We are a busy friendly school which caters for children aged 7-11 from a diverse community.
At Luton Juniors we pride ourselves on the opportunities we give our children and believe every child is entitled to exciting, real life educational experiences which enable them to become confident, independent successful citizens and believe every adult in school plays an active role in helping children to achieve their personal best both academically and socially.
Our team of staff are motivated to enthuse, engage and inspire children through their learning.
We are a dedicated, hardworking team who put the needs of the children first.
Description of Vacancy
Supporting the Office Manager within the busy school office.
The clerical apprentice will be part of the administration team within the school. You will work under the supervision of the Office Manager.
As the clerical apprentice you may be the first point of call for children, parents and staff in carrying out everyday office tasks. You will be assisting in the maintenance of the school data system so IT skills are essential.
Assisting with all roles within the school office including:
Distributing messages around the school
Filing stock deliveries
Filing student data
Opening and distributing post
Recording and distributing all deliveries within school
Regular stock checks of stationary and school uniform
Maintenance of the School data base SIMs
Maintaining student permission information on excel
Answering the phone and passing on messages
Photocopying for all staff
Assisting with free school meal data on SIMs and with local authority and parents.
Greeting visitors at reception and issuing name badges.
First responder for office enquiries particularly from children. Especially during children’s lunchtimes and busy periods.
Assist with class registers ensuring children are accounted for daily and to a deadline.
You would encounter a wide range of people including teachers, pupils, parents and carers, education officers, social workers and school governors.
Able to manage workload and work independently, using your own initiative.
35 hours per week paid at £3.70 per hour
Excellent computer skills
Confident telephone manner
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Ability to prioritise
Confident, friendly, flexible individual.
Ability to use their own initiative.
Thrive on a fast pacer busy environment but also able to undertake basic day to day tasks.
English and maths GCSE grade D/Level 3 or above. Or equivalent
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – 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.
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.