Apprentice Administration Assistant

  • The Victory Academy
  • Chatham

Apprentice Administration Assistant

Job advert

Apprentice Administration Assistant

£5 per hour

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time only)

Fixed term for one year or until completion of apprenticeship course


Ofsted October 2017 - The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas.


We are a growing school and are looking to expand our team


“The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas”

Ofsted October 2017


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress in Kent and was Runner up in the TES ‘ Employer of the Year 2018 Awards'


We are seeking to appoint a hardworking and reliable Apprentice Administrative Assistant – focused on supporting behaviour and pastoral student services team – including monitoring, creating reports, letters, collating work and inclusion/exclusion paperwork, making calls as necessary.


The postholder will work in the student services office, supporting the behaviour and pastoral teams by assisting with tracking and reporting on behaviour, following administration procedures/policies of the Academy, and supporting the staff and students.  Responsibilities will include providing reception and administrative support as required, running reports from behaviour systems including Behaviour Watch, supporting in administration of detentions, sanctions, IEU, behaviour paperwork, letters and communication of such to all parties.


The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be a good team player and enjoy working around young people. The job will involve typing letters and emails, answering the phone, using the school’s management information system, dealing with parental enquiries and general office administration and behaviour tracking/reporting.


We are a mixed Comprehensive School for 11-19 year old students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. 


We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. The Academy is focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. Our job is to find and foster these for all. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.


The Victory Academy was officially opened in September 2015 and is sponsored by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT).  View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy.


 What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Good standard of literacy, numeracy and communication skills
  • 5 GCSEs including English and Maths (minimum Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths)
  • Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to cope with interruptions
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Confident and friendly telephone manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Office administration experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent typing/PC skills to include Microsoft Office/Office 365


What we can offer you:

  • A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding practice through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes
  • A free healthcare package including physiotherapy, private and confidential well-being support, counselling, a 24 hour GP helpline, and much more
  • Childcare vouchers enabling eligible staff to pay for childcare in a tax efficient way
  • Optional healthcare scheme at reduced rates
  • Onsite parking free of charge


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a new school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career and join at the start of a new and exciting time for this academy, then please apply today!


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


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.