Receptionist (Apprentice)

Dartford Primary Academy, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1SQ

14 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    30 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (18 months)

Salary

Actual salary £10,475 per annum (£12,500 full time equivalent)

Receptionist (Apprentice) job summary

About the role:Dartford Primary Academy has a fantastic opportunity for an organised and reliableReceptionist (Apprentice)to join their friendly team from September 2022. Our successful candidate will be pivotal to the smooth running of the school office - you’ll be the first point of contact for many members of the school and external stakeholders, with the ability to turn your hand to any admin-related task that is required. Our appointed candidatewillhave a positive work ethic and can-do attitude, able to work in a busy office environment.

Our successful candidate will work towards a nationally-recognised Level 3 Business Administration qualification, delivered by LAT Apprenticeships.Click here to read more about LAT Apprenticeships.

Apprenticeship SummaryAnnual wage:£10,475per annum (£12,500 full time equivalent)Working weeks:Monday - Friday, Term Time onlyTotal hours per week :37hours per week (including the 20% training element of the Apprenticeship Programme)Apprenticeship duration:18 monthsProgramme delivery type:All modules are delivered as online learning which can be completed at your place of workStart date:September 2022Apprenticeship level:Advanced Level Apprenticeship (Level 3)Apprenticeship standard:Business & AdministrationEssential entry qualifications:GCSEs A* - C, Maths and English

Click hereto view the Programme Information Guide.​​​​​​​

Essential skills:

  • Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with outstanding attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative
  • Computer literacy in usual office applications
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Excellent attendance and time-keeping record.
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to respond proactively to daily issues in a timely manner
  • Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team
  • Comfortable with communicating with people at all levels of seniority

Future prospects:This apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising career within the wider business and administration remit. We endeavour to offer further employment following successful performance and completion of the Level 3 course with future opportunities to extend your training with a higher level apprenticeship programme. We offer in-house Continuing Professional Development and you’ll be part of a highly experienced and efficient office team – you’ll be learning from the very best!​​​​​​​

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About Dartford Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
671 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Working with us at Dartford Primary Academy: Dartford Primary Academy is a highly successful three form entry primary school in Dartford, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven. We provide children with meaningful opportunities and experiences to become global citizens who have a desire to learn. "We are working towards becoming an accredited IB school and are currently implementing the PYP (Primary Years programme of the International Baccalaureate). Learning is built upon experiences that are real and relevant. Whilst we follow the National Curriculum we also respond to the interests and needs of the children to ensure that each term the activities excite and engage everyone." Our purpose is to equip our children to be internationally-minded and to possess the essential skills they need to be successful and engaged in all their learning throughout their educational careers and within their future vocations. Our aim is to send all our pupils onwards so they become lifelong learners, who are successful, confident and responsible citizens with a desire to improve the world in which they live. Click here to view our school website.

At Dartford Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on nurturing our children to become determined, persistent achievers who will change the world. As a member of our team, you will be well-supported and provided with opportunities to develop yourself as a teacher and professional. Our pupils have said that they would like kind, happy and enthusiastic teachers who make learning fun, but also help them to achieve their very best!

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.​​​​​​​

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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