Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator - Reynalds Cross School

Reynalds Cross School
£3.70 - £5.90 per hour
14 May 2018
05 Jun 2018
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£3.70 (Apprentice rate) - £5.90 per hour


32.5 Hours per Week

Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator

An Apprentice Receptionist/Administrative Officer is required to start during the Summer term 2018, 32.5 hours per week, term time only.

Reynalds Cross is a Special School based in Olton, Solihull. It caters for the specialist needs of our pupils with severe learning difficulties in an all age school environment (2 ½ - 19 years). The school's aims are met by providing each pupil with a balanced education that is tailored to his or her individual needs.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional apprentice to join our committed and enthusiastic office team, based in the main school reception office. The successful candidate will play an important role within our school. Being the first point of contact in the school for all visitors it is essential to create an excellent first impression.

The role will be 32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks). The hours worked will be:

08.30 to 15:45 Monday to Friday (including 45 minutes lunch)

Salary in the first instance to be a minimum of £3.70 per hour, the apprentice rate, up to £5.90 per hour for an exceptional candidate.

We are looking for someone with:

• Enthusiasm

• A warm and friendly nature

• Willing and eager to learn new skills

• Good social and communication skills

• Ability to work as part of a team

• A professional and confidential manner

• To be a committed, punctual and reliable member of the team

• 3 GCSE's grades A - C or equivalent.

If you want to:

• Train on the job

• Earn while you learn

• Gain further qualifications

• Improve your career prospects

Please complete the attached application:

Main Duties will include:-

• Front line ambassador for the School

• Clerical Administration supported by Business Manager/ Office Manager

• Professional reception service, including meeting and greeting visitors

• Administrative tasks associated with running our school

Reynalds Cross School presents the opportunity to start a career working in education within a school environment. Initially this is an apprenticeship position covering an internal secondment of a member of the school office team. You will receive comprehensive training throughout the apprenticeship with on going support from the school. The successful candidate will be required to achieve a Level 2 Business Administration qualification.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to references and an enhanced disclosure check prior to appointment.

Application forms and further details can be obtained by emailing the school office at Should you require any other information please contact Deb Jervis at the school office (0121 707 3012)

Closing Date for applications is Sunday 3 June 2018

Interviews will take place Thursday 7 June 2018

Advert Contact Details:

Reynalds Cross School

Kineton Green Road



B92 7ER

Tel: 0121 707 3012


Please note we do not accept CVs.

Supporting documents
Advert - Apprentice Receptionist Administrator
Job Description
SMBC Application Form
Notes of guidance for applicants re DBS
Person Specification

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