Business Administration Apprentice ATTWOOD ACADEMIES

To assist the GD and Print Officer to provide a reprographics service for all staff in the school and also to support the PA to the Principal to fulfill administrative duties required for the Academy.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist in producing reprographics work for the whole school.
  • To help to prepare work for reproduction, to include: word processing, DTP, pasting up, designing, colour work including merits, certificates, letters to students, newsletters, school calendar, exam papers and timetables, work sheets and other similar items.
  • To assist in the production of school reports and help to copy and prepare them for issue to students.
  • To assist in the production of posters, programmes and tickets for specific events.
  • To help to keep the photocopying and print machines in good working order.
  • To undertake all work in the most cost effective way.
  • To order, as directed by the GD and Print Officer, appropriate supplies.
  • To help ensure that the quality of documentation being produced in school and meets house style and standards.
  • To assist in the provision of  a binding and laminating service.
  • To file original materials.
  • To deal with internal and external clients in person or on the telephone on a clear professional manner.
  • Subject to training and experience, the post holder will provide cover for duties of the Graphic Design and Print Officer in his absence.
  • Assisting the Principals PA.
  • To assist the PA/GD and Print Officer in the production of ‘The Bexhill Beacon’ booklets, leaflets etc.
  • To assist the PA to the Principals’ to carry out duties effectively.
  • To help with the arrangements and setting out for parents evenings and other events such as Graduation and Speech Day.
  • To answer the telephone in a clear professional manner and take messages for the Principals PA as required.
  • To assist with various Administrative tasks as required including sourcing and producing paperwork for meetings, producing and sending out large mail-outs to parents/carers, sourcing information on the internet and managing data etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Windows and Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Good standard of written English with the ability to draft, layout and format reports, correspondence and documents, good understanding of grammar and spelling.
  • Good typing skills - ideally touch typing.
  • Organised approach, attentiveness to detail and good planning skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • A good work attendance record, with no health problems likely to impact adversely on performance in post.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information & discretion when handling sensitive information.
  • Professional and clear telephone manner.
  • Ability to work off of own initiative and also as part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • A level of maturity commensurate with working in a school environment will be required.
  • Motivated, willing to learn and professionally develop
  • Committed to self-development
  • Does what they say they will do when they make a commitment – i.e. show up on time and not let people down
  • Values and respect others
  • Effective communicator – good listener, sincere and able to win people over
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident to take the lead when appropriate
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Committed to collective success
  • Socially adept
  • Creative and innovative
  • A pleasant sense of humour

Qualifications required

The preferred candidate will have finished their GCSE or other skills qualifications in English and Maths, though consideration will be given to highly-motivated people willing to achieve a qualification in Functional Skills (English, Maths, and ICT) at Levels 1 and 2.

Future prospects

The Apprenticeship pathway will prepare learners to progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship Progression. The Level 3 Apprenticeship will also enable learners to move to higher levels of work or enable learners to work unsupervised (e.g. Team Leader, Account Manager).

Things to consider

• Are you prepared to work hard? • Can you get to work for 8.30 am start? • Are keen in being organised? The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. 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 National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Bexhill Academy is a vibrant and thriving school at the heart of its community. Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make on their behalf. At Bexhill Academy we aim not only to match parents’ expectations of what an excellent school should offer their child, but to exceed them.




Gunters Lane

Bexhill On Sea

TN39 4BY

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YOUTH FORCE LIMITED


Sarah Adam 01273776779

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Oct 2017