Job Summary
  • Salary
    £131.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    2nd November 2017
  • Employer Name
    New College Leicester
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.7 Miles
    • 13 Minutes
  • Address
    Leicester LE3 6DN, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join New College Leicester!!

Summary of job tasks:

The tasks listed are, generally, only those taking at least 10% of the post holder’s time.

1. Provides first level advice/information, face to face, on the telephone and in written formats, to parents, carers and other callers to the school.
2. Provides administrative and clerical support including analysing data, arranging meetings, taking minutes and distributing notes for professional meetings in the school.
3. Updates and maintains the relevant filing, clerical or computerised record systems, databases, spreadsheets etc and assists with the inventory management and stock ordering.
4. Keeps up to date with the relevant guides, procedures, forms, etc. used in the school.
5. Assists in organising events etc. and in accompanying groups of students/teachers.
6. To phone parents under instruction.
7. Acts as First Aider, maintains medical inventory, records, liaises with medical staff/authorities.

Working Week

8.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday – Thursday, 8.00 am – 3.30 pm Friday: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term-time only)


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. Numeracy and literacy qualifications to NVQ level 2 e.g. GCSE grade C in English and Maths or demonstrable equivalent level of knowledge and aptitude
  2. Knowledge of using Microsoft Office
  3. Appreciative of the need for confidentiality when dealing with sensitive matters

Personal Qualities

  1. The right candidate will be Creative and have brilliant decision-making skills.

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate and possible progression to level 4 based on level 3 completion.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
• Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)