Apprentice Administration Assistant – Hoyland Springwood Primary

Closing date: Thursday, 22nd March 2018 at 12 noon.

Location: Hoyland Springwood Primary School, Cloughfields Road, Hoyland, Barnsley, S74 0ER
Telephone: 01226 743815
Hours: 35 hours per week, One Year Fixed Term Initially
Pay: Apprenticeship Scale – £3.50 per hour
We are seeking to appoint an apprentice Administration Assistant for our busy school office.
Hoyland Springwood is an inclusive, forward thinking and fast moving primary school with happy, well-engaged children and committed staff members who ‘go the extra mile’ for our children.
We are looking for flexible team players who are prepared to work collaboratively with our Finance/HR Officer and Administration Assistant to provide high quality administrative support for the school. The role is customer facing and to be successful in this role, you will need an excellent telephone manner and a friendly smile. You will need to be well motivated, tenacious and be confident enough to use your own initiative when the need arises. In addition, you must have a genuine desire to work within a primary school environment and be willing and able to uphold all the school’s policies and procedures.
Applicants must have:

  • A desire to work collaboratively with other staff in the office as well as the wider staff and children
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Strong ICT skills – as a minimum Microsoft Word & Excel
  • A good understanding of the importance of confidentiality and data protection
  • A positive attitude and a friendly, polite manner.

Hoyland Springwood Primary School is part of the Every Child Matters Academy Trust and continues to work in partnership with Wombwell Park Street Primary School, High View Primary Learning Centre, Kexborough Primary School and Wellgate Primary School.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Katherine Clark, Headteacher.

The closing date for this post is Thursday 22nd March at 12 Noon.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Friday 23rd March and interviews will be held in school on Monday 26th March.

Hoyland Springwood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and appropriate references. Candidates must also meet the requirements of Barnsley College as the apprenticeship provider.

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