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School Office Assistant Administrator (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2743

Northfleet (

DA11 7JB


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 27/08/2020
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2743


Shears Green Junior School is a four form entry community school aim for all children to succeed and to reach their full potential. We invest time in celebrating the success of all children in our care.

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The vacancy is for an office administrator within a busy school environment. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can complement our team of professionals by ensuring telephones are answered, parents, visitor, professionals and Governors are treated in a professional manner and general office administration is completed.

We are looking for someone to complete general office duties and to offer support to our very busy team. Duties will be varied and will include:

  • Greeting parents, visitors, professionals, and Governors
  • Receiving parcels
  • Answering telephones
  • Photocopying/printing and scanning documents
  • General Filing duties
  • Typing / Correspondence


Starting wage £4.15 per hour


Monday to Friday

Minimum 30 hours a week

9am – 4pm

1 hour for lunch unpaid


  • Good ICT Skills
  • Ability to work well on their own as well as with others
  • Good maths and English skills – GCSE A-C
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way and prioritise workload
  • Ability to deal calmly with challenging situations


  • Punctual
  • Team-player
  • Self-motivated
  • Well organised
  • Good attention to detail


GCSE Maths and English Grade C


On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship and Functional Skills if appropriate.


Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards


Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2020, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.15 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 Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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