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Business Administration Apprenticeship

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Alder Community High

Mottram Old Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Tameside, SK14 5NJ

36 Hours per week, term time only

Fixed term training contract

Required for September 2019

Closing date: Wednesday 31st July

Interview date: Thursday 8th August

Alder Community High School has a fantastic development opportunity for a Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice working as part of our wider office team.

As an apprentice, under the supervision and direction of the PA to the Headteacher, the Business Manager and other office staff, you will provide reception, clerical, administrative and support to the school. As a first point of contact for all visitors to the school and for all telephone enquiries, you will provide a calm, professional welcoming, efficient and effective reception service. You will need to have excellent communication and IT skills and a willingness to further develop these skills. You will also need to have an organised approach to your work with meticulous attention to detail. Punctuality and reliability is essential.

The successful candidate will receive on the job training and will complete a Level 2 in Business Administration Apprenticeship. Working alongside experienced staff you will build up knowledge of school systems and procedures, and develop many transferable skills. Upon successful completion of the level 2 qualification there may be the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Business Administration.

Please note this role is only open to applicants who are not studying for or hold an Apprenticeship or any equivalent qualification at the same level or higher in the field applied for.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced status checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The hours of work are 36 hours per week Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 3.30pm and Friday 7.30am to 3.15pm, term time only. Additional holidays cannot be taken during term time.

For further information or an application pack, please contact Claire Hood, the Head teacher’s PA, on 0161 368 5132, or by email at Visits to the school can be arranged by appointment.

Salary Information

Category TMBC 2019 Rate Actual Term Time Only Salary
25 or over £8.21 £12,917.67
21 and over £7.70 £12,115.23
18-20 £6.15 £9,676.45
<18 £4.35 £6,844.32

Advert Ref: SCH225
Closing Date: 26/07/2019

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