Career Opportunity

Apprentice Administrative Assistant


Apprentice Administrative Assistant
Job Reference
Newbridge Junior School
Closing Date


Employment Type
Weeks Per Year
Newbridge Junior School
Maximum Salary
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Advert Details

Apprentice Administrative Assistant

Salary: Apprenticeship Grade £5.00 per hour

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 17th October 2021

Interviews : TBC


We require an Apprentice Administrative Assistant to join Newbridge Junior School. We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills to work between our infant and junior schools. At our schools, we are very proud to have a diverse school community in which many languages, cultures and religions learn together. Both Penhale and Newbridge are very caring and forward thinking, we invest in our staff and use coaching and mentoring to develop skills and expertise.  

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, stimulating, challenging and caring environment where children can develop intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially to be prepared for their future lives. 

Your new role will consist of:

  • Assisting with preparation for school trips
  • Ordering and maintaining stationary and art supplies across both schools
  • Typing letters
  • Ordering lunches
  • Assisting with reception duties
  • Helping to update the schools websites
  • Using the school's management information system
  • General office administration
  • Any other duties as required

It is essential that you have good ICT skills and are confident in your ability to learn new systems. You will also have GCSE 9-4/A*-C in English, ICT and maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in all three. 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • What you need to do now:

    If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

    Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

    Visits to the schools are warmly welcomed; please contact the school office on 0333 360 2190 or via email

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


    The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

    Apprentice Admin Assistant - JD.pdf


    Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via