Description

Assisting in the daily maintenance of facilities, services and contracts. Ensuring the provision of a high quality teaching and learning environment in the Academy.

Training to be provided:

Business Administration Apprenticeship level 2, including on-site training related to finance and school administration.

Expected course duration: 12 months

Number of hours: 37 hours

Working pattern: To be confirmed, approximate working hours: 8.00am - 4.00pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

Salary: £136.90 per week

Job description:

Full Job Description:

  • Efficiently undertake basic administration and clerical duties, which may include the following duties as directed

  • Data input, data extraction, photocopying, filing and typing duties as directed

  • To support the team to maintain accurate, timely and legible records

  • To answer/deal with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages and pass them on to the relevant member of staff in an appropriate and timely manner

  • To provide appropriate reception cover as and when required

  • To meet and greet visitors as required

  • To maintain filing systems on line with the Academy’s policies and procedures

  • Assisting with the co-ordination of events

  • Support financial systems, processing invoices and collating financial reports

  • Supporting the attendance officer with data exercises and administration

  • To be a flexible and supportive team member

  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times

Requirements

Desired skills:

  • Familiarity with business software such as Microsoft Office, Excel, access and Outlook

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer facing skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Planning and organisational skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

    Personal qualities:

  • A high level of confidentiality

  • Enjoy working with people and apply tact and diplomacy where required

  • Ability to use initiative and prioritise work

  • Ability to meet and manage competing deadlines

  • Commitment to high, professional and personal standard

    Qualifications required

  • Grade C or above GCSE – English and Maths (or Functional Skills Level 2)

  • ICT or business administration qualification – or equivalent

How To Apply

To apply, please email your CV to apprenticeships@gateshead.ac.uk. Please add the vacancy you are applying for into the email subject field.

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