Business Administration Apprentice

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Temporary)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/12/2023 23:59
£5.28 per hour
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Catchgate Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Dec
Further Information
Business Administration Apprentice
National Apprentice Training Wage £5.28 per hour
Required as soon as possible

Catchgate Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and keen individual to join the school Admin Team as a Business Admin Apprentice.
Supporting the function of the busy School Office, working alongside the Admin Officer, Business Manager and Head Teacher, duties will include:
• Responsible for providing general clerical support including photocopying, typing, word processing and the sorting, distribution and despatch of school mail, to all levels of teaching and administrative staff as required.
• Use of Word Processing, Excel and other Office Programmes.
• Provide support and cover for main reception office.
• Provide information relating to attendance of pupils and staff upon request by other members of staff.
• Assist in the maintenance of computer-based records using SIMS to ensure that these are all kept current and up to date.
• Assist in the preparation and collation of school reports to ensure these are delivered to pupils on time and in professional manner.
• Assist in the co-ordination of whole school documentation e.g. governor’s reports, staff handbook, etc.
• Assist in the maintenance of stock registers for the school and arrange annual stock checks.
• Inform parents/carers of pupils reported ill whilst on school premises. • To attend any training courses relevant to the post, ensuring continuing, personal and professional development.
• Role requires working with a team with communication skills as an essential part.
• Be able to deal with queries from staff, pupils, parents and visitors.
• Gather information, analyse and use judgement.
• Manage conflicting demands.
• Be able to deal with frequent interruptions.
• Plan and prioritise your workload.
• Present oneself as a role model to pupils in speech, dress, behaviour and attitude.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and, if successful, you will need to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Standard term time only pay is calculated on the basis of the following: • Number of ‘teaching’ weeks – 38 weeks; plus
• Public (bank) holidays – 1.6 weeks (8 days); plus
• Individual leave entitlement - 5.4 weeks (27 days) or 6.4 weeks (32 days) Individual leave entitlement is calculated on the length of continuous service.
Employees with less than 5 years’ service will receive 27 days annual leave.
Employees with more than 5 years’ service will receive 32 days annual leave.
For example: Calculation for employees with less than 5 years’ service: 38 weeks (term time) + 27 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 45 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments Calculation for employees with more than 5 years’ service: 38 weeks (term time) + 32 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 46 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Closing date: 19th December 2023
Interview date: TBC

Please return completed applications to the school.

Catchgate Primary School
Blackett Street,
Co. Durham,

Tel: 01207 234252
Email: catchgate@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.catchgate.durham.sch.uk