School Administration Apprentice

Bournebrook C Of E Primary School

The successful candidate will become a full member of our friendly and caring school. He or she will work under direction/instruction, undertaking routine clerical/admin/financial tasks.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary


To be agreed upon appointment

Working week

30 hours, Mon- Fri 8.30 – 3.30 (one hour lunch)

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

07 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available



  • Undertake reception duties
  • Help to create a pleasant welcoming atmosphere
  • Receive visitors
  • Deliveries/goods
  • Dealing with associated administration (security badges, signing delivery notes).
  • Deal with routine enquiries.

Office Duties

  • Handle incoming mail and distribute as appropriate
  • Handle outgoing mail, posting, maintaining records of postage.
  • Deal with telephone enquiries, take messages and pass on as appropriate.
  • Undertake routine clerical activities/duties, e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, and completing routine forms.
  • Undertake word processing, generating documents, text, standard letters, copy typing, using appropriate computer software.
  • Distribute documents and materials within the school.
  • Maintain stock/supplies (e.g. office stationery) and alert school admin officer when stock needs reordering.


  • Undertake routine financial administration (eg payments from parents or charity collections).


  • Maintain/input/update/retrieve information, data and records using computer or manually, following set routines.
  • Collate reports, under direction.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines .
  • Able to carry out routine tasks
  • Able to carry out instructions from others
  • Able to compile simple messages
  • Understand and able to use relevant technology and has keyboard/word processing skills
  • Can identify straightforward solutions to simple problems

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • A good team member
  • Flexible
  • Hard working.

Qualifications required

GCSE English and maths grade A-C  or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possibility of further apprenticeship or permanent employment

Things to consider

The post will involve some dealing with young children and parents of pupils. Bournebrook C of E Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all of its staff and volunteers to adhere to this policy. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Small rural primary school


Bournebrook C Of E Primary School


Bournebrook School

Coventry Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ in Business and Administration at level 2/3 depending on age and experience
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Riv Monsell 07841 604085

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2017