Job Summary
  • Salary
    £102 (per week)
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    29th May 2017
  • Employer Name
    Cambourne Village College/COMBERTON ACADEMY TRUST
  • Distance from academy
    • 10.8 Miles
    • 24 Minutes
  • Address
    Cambridge CB23 6FR, United Kingdom

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to work in a busy admin department fronting the reception desk but also acquiring business admin skills in a professional and friendly environment.


              In a courteous and friendly manner:

  • Receive visitors to the College
  • Deal with incoming telephone calls, transferring these to the correct extension, taking messages and passing them on efficiently
  • Deal with enquiries from staff, students and visitors to the College
  • Mail handling and distribution:  sort incoming post, arrange distribution, prepare and frank outgoing post
  • Process deliveries to the College and ensure the intended recipient is advised of the safe receipt of the goods



  • Provide efficient and accurate administrative and clerical support to staff
  • Produce resources required by the College
  • Maintain records as required
  • Provide administrative support to the finance department as required
  • Undertake any other duties of an appropriate level and nature as directed by line manager or Principal.
  • Report any welfare and / or Child Protection concerns in accordance with College policies.
  • Comply with policies and procedures relating to Child Protection, health, safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Ensure compliance with Data Protection regulations.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 3:30pm 30 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

• Ability to proficiently use office computer systems including the Microsoft Office packages
• Ability to build and form good relationships with students and colleagues
• Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities
• Good verbal and written communications skills appropriate to the need to communicate effectively with colleagues, students, other professionals, visitors and callers
• Good standard of numeracy and literacy skills
• Ability to manage and deal with confidential data / issues appropriately

Personal Qualities

• Ability to show initiative and prioritise one’s own work and that of others even when under pressure
• Able to work flexibly to support others and respond to unplanned situations
• Efficient and meticulous in organisation
• Able to deal with confidential information as appropriate
• Desire to enhance and develop skills and knowledge through CPD
• Commitment to the highest standards of Child Protection and Safeguarding
• Recognition of the importance of personal responsibility for Health and Safety
• Commitment to the ethos and aims of Cambourne Village College and its whole community

Future Prospects

Excellent progression with a full time role and higher level training opportunities available for the right candidate.

  • 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)