Apprentice Receptionist

St Day & Carharrack are looking to appointment an Apprentice for a year to gain Business Administration Level 2.


About the role:

We are looking for a Receptionist apprentice to join our administration team in a busy school office.  This is a varied role so you will undertake a wide range of tasks such as:

This is a busy office so being able to multi task is an advantage

Duties to include:

Answering the phone and taking messages

Liaising with parents/visitors/staff

Arranging meetings

Updating pupil/staff information on SIMS (training will be given)/computers and paper files



Tidying of equipment/stock cupboard

Liaising with Senior Secretary

Any other administration duties as required

Must be computer literate

The successful applicant must be reliable, approachable, be computer literate and sensitive to the needs of pupils and parents and maintain confidentiality at all times.


About us:
St Day and Carharrack Primary School is a one form entry school in a beautiful location on the edge of the vibrant former mining village of St Day and serves both St Day and Carharrack, together with the wider catchment area. It is located within easy travel of Redruth, Falmouth and Cornwall’s capital, Truro. The school proudly boasts one of the largest playing fields in the county and has its own quiet garden and woodland space. We place great emphasis on a creative curriculum and outdoors to promote a love of learning and develop children’s intellectual curiosity.


Visit us to see how you could contribute to our continual school improvement journey as we strive to make our school an exceptional place to be - for all to succeed.


About you:
We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

To apply

Please complete the forms and return them to the school or contact the apprenticeship team at Truro and Penwith College on 01872 242711 or


• The application form including the names and addreses of two referees should be returned to the school office or emailed  to Hayley Uren, by midnight on Sunday 8th December.

• Shortlisting will take place on Monday 9th December - shortlisted candidates will be contacted on this day.
• Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th December.