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    Curriculum Admin Apprentice

    Project description:

    Apprenticeship summary

    • Weekly wage:


    • Working week:

      Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

      Total hours per week: 35.00

    • Apprenticeship duration:

      13 months

    • Possible start date:

      08 Jan 2018

    • Date posted:

      16 Nov 2017

    • Apprenticeship level:

      Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    • Reference number:


    • Positions:

      1 available

    Main activities and responsibilities for this post:

    • To provide efficient and effective administrative support to Administrative Services Manager and other relevant managers at specific times
    • To assist with queries from staff, students, parents and external stakeholders via phone, email and in person
    • To produce letters and other appropriate word processing work in support of 2.1 and 2.2 above
    • To apply the appropriate IT skills in the production and design of internal/external forms and documents as necessary, using the Microsoft Windows package (Word for Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • To participate in general office duties such as sorting and distribution of mail and packages, ordering stationery. To carry out appropriate photocopying and scanning
    • To assist at cross-college events such as Open Event, Parents Evening, Graduation, interviews of potential students etc

    General duties:

    • To assist in producing management information as and when required
    • Assist in ad hoc project work
    • To take notes of meetings as and when required
    • To maintain absolute confidentiality on all issues. To deal with issues in a discrete, calm and professional manner
    • To carry out any other comparable duties as required by the Lead Administrators or Administrative Services Manager

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills:

    • Experience of working in an administrative capacity
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks in a busy office environment
    • Experience of Microsoft Office at intermediate level and accurate data input onto a computerised information systems
    • Ability to use initiative in dealing with queries
    • Able to respond promptly to enquiries with discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times
    • Customer centric, possessing outstanding customer service skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure and flexibly and effectively as part of a team
    • Able to communicate effectively in writing with accurate spelling and grammar
    • Accurate numeracy in basic calculations
    • Understanding and proven commitment to Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding including Prevent and Health and Safety

    Personal qualities:

    • Good communicator
    • Show initiative and motivation
    • Organised

    Qualifications required:

    • GCSE A-C or equivalent

    Future prospects:

    Progression to level 3 for the right candidate.

    Things to consider:

    The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

    Training Provider:

    Employer Name:

    • Croydon College

    Level of apprenticeship:

    • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


    • £157.50