Administration Apprentice Frederick Holmes School

Is working within a school something that you have an interest in? Do you like the idea of working within a busy office environment? If so then we would love to hear from you! Frederick Holmes are looking for an Apprentice to join their growing admin team. If you are interested, please click the link to apply.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The selected candidate will take part in the following: 

  • Undertake reception duties, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors.
  • Assist with pupil first aid/welfare duties, looking after sick pupils, liaising with parents/staff etc.
  • Assisting with arrangements for visits by school nurse, photographer etc.
  • Administration.
  • Provide routine clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, complete routine forms.
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems.
  • Undertake typing, word-processing and other IT based tasks.
  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Undertake routine administration e.g. registers/school meals.
  • Resources.
  • Operate office equipment e.g. photocopier, computer.
  • Arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies.
  • Undertake routine financial administration e.g. collect and record dinner money.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to follow specific instructions.
  • Good positive, friendly attitude.
  • Organised and focused approach.        
  • Pleasant and confident manner.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Helpful and positive attitude in a busy environment.
  • Able to project a respectable and professional image.
  • Ability to maintain a calm approach and work effectively under pressure.
  • Good IT skills and working knowledge of most Microsoft Office packages.
  • A commitment to the responsibility of safeguarding and promoting welfare of young people.

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiasticand friendly approach to work.
  • Must be willing to listen and learn.
  • Willing to learn and develop.
  • Very accurate.
  • Happy to help.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Confident.
  • Friendly.
  • Helpful.
  • Keen.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are required but you must have the ability to complete the NVQ and Functional Skills (if applicable).

Future prospects

Opportunity to go onto an Advanced Apprenticeship, advance in the workplace or go onto Higher Education.

Things to consider

All of the recruitment is being done through Hull Business Training Centre, please do not contact the school directly.

About the employer

At Frederick Holmes we are constantly looking at ways to improve the education and life chances of the pupils in our care. The purpose of the School Improvement Plan, (SIP), is to review and evaluate the impact of the previous year’s developments, identify key areas for school improvement and outline actions to be taken.


Frederick Holmes School


Inglemire Lane



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Training provider

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Business and Administration consisting of:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration (QCF).
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT.

You will be required to attend a half day session at the Training Centre where you will work towards any functional skills that you have to take and the technical element. The NVQ or ITQ will be carried out at the workplace by taking evidence from your job.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hull Business Training Centre


Molly Tranmer 01482 211714

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017