Apprentice Receptionist / Administrator - St Columba's Catholic Primary - KA 111

Company overview 

"St Columba is a one form entry Catholic Primary School based on Hillside Road in Huyton.

"Our Mission Statement is at the heart of our school. We strive at all times to reflect the love of Jesus Christ by giving our children the best education possible in a calm, safe and caring environment, ensuring that their dreams really do come true.

"At St. Columba’s we have high expectations and aspirations for our pupils. We believe that children should enjoy school and want to come every day.  We work hard to ensure that our environment is safe, welcoming and exciting, and that our curriculum is interesting and stimulating. We tap into the talents of every child, so that they will be motivated to achieve their full potential.

"Our school is renowned for its welcoming and nurturing ethos. All visitors will be guaranteed the warmest of welcomes. The school has an excellent reputation with parents, parish and the wider community, particularly in regard to our Catholic ethos and the ‘exemplary and exceptional ‘care, guidance and support we give our children and their families. There are no barriers in our school, we unite together to fulfil our mission."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Business Administration
  • Undertake reception duties, answering routine telephone calls, emails and deal with face to face enquiries
  • Welcome and sign visitors in and out
  • Provide routine clerical support e.g. reprographics, photocopying, filing, emailing, faxing, and completing routine forms
  • Communicate confidently with parents, carers and linked agencies
  • Undertake typing, word processing and other ICT based tasks including the production of letters, reports, schedules etc
  •  Be aware of and comply with school policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

  • Qualifications required/predicted: 4 or above in GCSE Maths, English and IT
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise workload and manage time effectively in a very busy work environment
  • Ability to keep calm in difficult situations
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities at once by focusing on one task while keeping track of others

Location: St Columba’s Catholic Primary School, Hillside Road, Huyton, L36 8BL        
Contracted hours: 37.5
Hourly rate of pay: NMW   
Closing date: 21 October 2021

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