Employer Description: Primary and Nursery School

Location: Teddington

Hours of Work: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.  (These hours to include apprenticeship training from 10.00 am to 11.30 am followed by 1 hour lunch break from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm)

Annual Holiday Entitlement: Term-Time working

Pay: £708.33 per month for duration of the 1 year contract

Job Description:

Working within a small team:

  • Providing support on reception e.g. answering phones, transferring calls and dealing with personal callers
  • Keeping reception area neat & tidy
  • Dealing with incoming & outgoing post/ checking-in deliveries
  • Filling, photocopying, scanning & providing support to reprographics
  • Typing up documents & letters using Microsoft Word & using Microsoft Excel
  • Accessing the school database to gain information for teachers and students
  • Updating the school database with changes to address, phone numbers & other information
  • Communicating with parents/carers to ensure services provided by the school are paid for
  • Finance data input, to include purchase invoices & sales invoices
  • Eventually assisting in raising purchase orders on the system

Skills & Abilities required:

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


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • Applicants that hold a degree or equivalent qualification will not be eligible to apply
  • GCSE’s passes in maths and English are not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (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

About Collis Primary School

Primary and Nursery School