Admin Apprentice

Unity City Academy

  • Up to £6.72 per hour
  • Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire / Yorkshire
  • Fixed Term
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Salary: £6.72 per hour within the first year of apprenticeship, Apprentices national minimum wage (NMW) from year 2.

Start date: September 2024

37 hours per week – Full Time

Unity City Academy is a successful and growing provider of 11 to 16 education in the east end of Middlesbrough. The Academy has recently achieved an Ofsted “Good” rating in all categories and has over 900 students on roll, 64% of whom are pupil premium. UCA is part of AET which in turn means we have access to a wide range of training and educational opportunities.

Unity City Academy has an incredibly passionate staff body that strives to ensure that children do not just achieve academic excellence but that our students are worldwise, cultured and proud of their individuality.

As part of the UCA family you will have:

  • A huge amount of job satisfaction working with the local community to best support young people in the school;
  • Access to training and personal development packages such as the opportunity to complete a wide variety of NPQs;
  • A robust CPD schedule which has different tiers depending upon your need and position within the academy and based upon the core principles of learning.
  • The ability for career progression in a growing Academy;
  • The opportunity to be brave and creative in well-resourced classrooms;
  • The chance to work in an Academy which strives to be at the centre of its local community, providing the highest standards of education and a strong desire for every child to succeed;

The role:

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Admin Apprentice to work along side our busy school office team. The role holder will have the opportunity to learn and develop their skills to become a competent Administrative Assistant. The role holder should; take ownership of their apprenticeship training and promote and adhere to the Trust’s values to be unusually brave, discover what’s possible, push the limits and be big hearted.

As a Admin Apprentice you will:

  • Provide professional administrative support to the Data and Admin Office. To take ownership of your apprenticeship training.
  • Promote and adhere to the Trust’s values to be unusually brave, discover what’s possible, push the limits and be big hearted.
  • Complete the Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard. You may also be required to complete English and maths functional skills (depending on existing qualifications).

Your Trainer will meet with you in the workplace every 4 weeks. In between these meetings you will have dedicated time away from your job to work on the apprenticeship and collate evidence for your apprenticeship e-portfolio with ongoing support from your Manager and Trainer.

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a real job, with real variety, from day one whilst working towards a qualification. The successful candidate will have excellent people and communication skills and will be flexible to adapt to changing situations.

To be eligible for the Apprenticeship, applicants must have resided in the UK or EEA for 3 years prior to the start of the Apprenticeship. Please note: applicants must not have already completed a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship.

Please note: AET has their own in house apprenticeship scheme and do not work with any other training providers to deliver Apprenticeships.

This will be a fixed-term position and the duration of the apprenticeship will be determined by the job role and current skills. The typical duration of the apprenticeship is 21 months, however, can be longer or shorter depending on existing knowledge, skills and experience, up to a maximum length of 26 months.

The role is due to commence: September 2024

Closing date: 15th July

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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