Employer Description: CofE Primary School

Location: Twickenham, Middlesex

Hours of work:   Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm with 45 minutes lunch –  to include 7 hours per week to spent on apprenticeship activities

Annual holiday entitlement: 12 month employment contract. Holidays to be taken outside of term-time (39 weeks worked per year).

Pay: £200 per week, with a six monthly pay review

Job Description:

Working within a busy school office team:

  • Providing support on reception e.g. answering phones, transferring calls and dealing with personal callers
  • Filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning and dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Typing documents and letters using Word, use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accessing the school database to manage information for teachers and students
  • Updating the school database with changes to address, phone numbers and other information
  • Managing the Twitter feed
  • Developing of the school weekly newsletter
  • Updating the school website with copy & text
  • Providing admin support for the finance team, including ordering & checking deliveries etc.

Skills & Abilities required:

  1. Excellent communication skills with clear spoken English
  2. Knowledge of customer care, able to deal professionally with personal and telephone callers
  3. Accurate I.T. skills and knowledge of MS Word and Excel, and the Internet
  4. Able to work flexibly within a team; asking for and giving support as needed
  5. Able to deal with and relate well to young children
  6. Able to understand and respect the importance of confidentiality, within and outside the workplace
  7. Aware of Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity
  8. Able to understand the importance of being punctual and the impact of absence on team effectiveness


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes in maths and English are desirable but not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework  – Business & Administration
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 1 (if required)
  • Level 2 BIIAB Diploma in Business & Administration
  • Minimum duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

Employment Start Date: September 2019

About St Stephen's School

St Stephen's primary school Twickenham - CofE School