Administrative Assistant Apprentice

Status: 37 hours per week, term time plus 3 directed days
Salary: Actual Salary £15,937 to £16,255 with potential to progress to £16,581 to £16,913
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 17th March 2020, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a Good school with ‘Outstanding Leadership and Management’ at all levels.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of administrative skills and experience in each of the key administrative areas of the school support structure including, HR and Corporate Services, Finance, Data and Pastoral Administrative Support.

The successful candidate will follow an advanced apprenticeship training package to support their professional development and to meet the needs of the school moving forward. The training programme is a Level 3 Business Administration Standard delivered by The Source.

This is a uniformed post and uniform will be provided.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our pupils and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.  We are committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of support professionals to provide for succession and stable services that support the future and expanding needs of the Trust.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 27 March 2020 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held w/c 30 March 2020.  To apply visit our website at and complete the online application form.   All candidates are required to complete diagnostic testing via the Apprenticeship Training Provider, candidate information will be shared with The Source who will contact candidates to arrange.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)