This vacancy is for Harris Garrard Academy, Bexley. The desired candidate will be the first contact clients and customers have in their experience. In your role as Office Assistant you will undertake reception duties, ensuring effective and friendly service.
The desired candidate will be the first contact parents and visitors have in their experience. In your role as Office Assistant you will undertake reception duties, ensuring effective and friendly service.
Excellent communication skills are required and an ability to answer general telephone enquiries and passing on messages to relevant persons is essential.
You will be entrusted with a range of responsibilities including dealing with registration of clients, dealing with customer inquiries and ensuring you work with the team to provide an efficient, friendly and highly professional service.
In addition you will also be required to undertake duties associated administration and recording; dealing with incoming and outgoing mail;
General levels of organisation will enable you to complete filing as and when required, provide support in other administration areas such as maintenance of client database, purchase orders and invoices and other duties as directed by the Office Manager.
The successful candidate will be required to attend training courses as appropriate, e.g. in-service training.
At the end of the Apprenticeship you will be expected to be able to deliver the following duties:
Learners can progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business & Professional Administration, further or higher education to undertake business related or other qualifications, a range of business and management undergraduate programmes or other business professional qualifications at level 4 and above. Successful apprentices may also continue in their job role and undertake a range of professional job-specific qualifications and training with the possibility of a promotion.
The preferred candidate will have achieved a Grade C/4 or higher in GCSE English and Maths, or an equivalent such as Functional Skills Level 2. In some cases, consideration may be given to candidates who lack these qualifications though have considerable experience in a relevant sector; however this is at the discretion of the employer.