Job Title : Executive Apprentice - Business Administration
Employer : Easton & Otley College (Easton Campus)
Location : Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Professional Studies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01508
Vacancy Short Description : Easton and Otley College are offering an exciting opportunity as an Executive Apprentice.
Qualifications Required : GCSE English and Maths C/ 4 grade or above
Vacancy Full Description : The Executive Apprentice will assist the Executive Assistant in providing a high level and confidential support to the college’s Executive team that consists of the Principal, Deputy Principal and Vice Principal. The current Executive Assistant has over 15 years’ experience which will be shared with the apprentice to provide them with the knowledge and skills to develop in their future career choice.
The role will include aspects of diary management, basic administrative support and an opportunity to gain experience at the highest level of administration within the college.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a consistent administrative support to the Executive Assistant and Executive Team. The majority of the work will be computer based however the role has great variety across all areas of the college including assistance with college wide events such as attendance at the Norfolk and Suffolk Show.
The apprentice will complete a Level 3 apprenticeship qualification in Business Administration that is linked to the national apprenticeship scheme. They will be given full support to complete this qualification.
The ideal person will need to have a strong willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, have an understanding of the sensitive and confidential nature of the role and GCSE's in Maths and English Grade C/ 4 above, or equivalent. They must also meet the requirements to be eligible for an apprenticeship
The role is available for up to 18 months and is based at our Easton campus with the occasional travel to our Otley campus if required.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37 M - F
Salary : £136.90 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 11/10/2018
Possible Start Date : 05/11/2018
Personal Qualities : Smart appearance
Skills Required : Communication skills
Basic IT skills in particular Microsoft
Future Prospects : This apprenticeship pathway will give you the experience, knowledge and confidence to lead you into your chosen career.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Business Admin Level 3 apprenticeship
College Attendance :N/A
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour with effect from 1st April 2018. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
Working Week: 37 hours - to be arranged
Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
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