Job details

Job details
Employer Felixstowe Academy
Location Felixstowe
Salary £3.54 per hour
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts January 2018

Apprentice Clerical Assistant – (Intermediate, Level 2 or Advanced, Level 3) – Fixed Term 

£3.54 per hour aged 16-18,

£3.54 per hour aged 19 or over within the first year of apprenticeship, national minimum wage (NMW) for all other apprentices,

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe. 

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with access to iPads for staff as well as Chromebooks for students. Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level.  In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development. 

We are looking to appoint an Apprentice Clerical Assistant to join our team and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the school office as well as providing reception cover as and when required.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone to learn about office / finance processes, and quality customer service, all within a secondary school environment. 

You will complete a Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Business Administration. You may also be required to complete Literacy, Numeracy and IT Functional Skills (this will be determined by existing qualifications).  Your Trainer/Assessor will assess you in the workplace every 4 weeks. In between these meetings you will have dedicated time away from your job to work on the apprenticeship and collate evidence for your apprenticeship e-portfolio with ongoing support from your Manager and Trainer/Assessor.

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a real job, with real variety, from day one whilst working towards a qualification.

To be eligible for the Apprenticeship, applicants must have resided in the UK or EEA for 3 years prior to the start of the Apprenticeship and must not hold a level 3 (or equivalent) qualification or above. Please note: applicants must not be a graduate or have already completed a Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship 

This will be a fixed term position and the duration of the apprenticeship will be determined by the job role and current skills. 

Please note: AET has their own in house apprenticeship scheme and do not work with any other training providers to deliver Apprenticeships.

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, childcare vouchers and rewards.

This position is required to commence as soon as possible. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

For any queries or if you would like to arrange a visit please contact Julie Cumberland at jcumberland@felixstoweacademy.org or call the school office on 01394 288228

Closing date: Wednesday 3 January 2017.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with are safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. 

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.

About the employer

Information about Felixstowe Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 19 years
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High Street
Felixstowe
Suffolk
IP11 9QR
United Kingdom