Caterham High School is a mixed, comprehensive 11-18 school in Clayhall, London. There are 1100 students in the school. The school is supported by the Arts Council. It had a newly built school building in 2006 at a cost of £1.4 million.
- To provide a range of clerical duties including photocopying, sending faxes, filing, message taking, sorting and distributing post etc.
- To respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from parents, students, suppliers and other staff.
- To deal with all contacts effectively, and courteously, in line with the school’s policies and procedures.
- To organise meetings ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made and papers prepared as necessary.
- To maintain manual and computerised systems including inputting data, keeping records, statistics, confidential and general filing systems as directed.
- Confidentiality and sensitivity to be adhered to at all times
- Produce lists, information, run reports and extract data as required from the school’s management information systems.
- Produce correspondence to parents/staff and students using a variety of ICT packages e.g. word, excel, database)
- Place orders with suppliers using Purchase Order system
- To study towards and complete the NVQ level 3 in Business Administration
- Developing a portfolio of evidence of competence and learning for regular on-going assessment.
- To attend college and complete course work on time and to a high standard.
- Any other appropriate duties under the direction of the Line Manager/Headteacher for the placement.
- Good IT skills with a knowledge of range of different computer packages e.g. Word, Excel etc.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with a wide range of parents/students/suppliers/staff.
- Ability to follow instructions and organize yourself to complete tasks fully and on time.
- Ability to use initiative to think through problems to find solutions.
- Ability to take on individual project work and demonstrate initiative
- Literate with good written communication skills.
- Ability to check for accuracy and give attention to detail
- Ability to work individually and as an effective tam member.
- An understanding of the need to deal with sensitive issues and to keep information confidential.
- Manage own time to complete tasks within agreed deadlines.
- Able to follow instructions and work within set procedures.
- Ability to use initiative
- Calm under pressure
- Good personal organization
- Team worker
- GCSE’s grade A-C, including Maths and English.
You will gain a full time job.
QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.