Administrative Apprentice Leyton Sixth Form College

We are seeking to appoint an Administration Apprentice to support a busy educational trust. The Administration Apprentice will be required to undertake administration in all areas.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 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

    36 hours (Monday-Friday)

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

This vacancy is advertised by the Training Trust on behalf of Leyton Sixth Form.


You will attend the Training Trust one day per week for your college work.

Main Responsibilities :

• Assist programme areas by undertaking administrative duties such as word processing letters, reports and other documents at the request of programme / support Managers.

• Assist with administrative tasks of the programme / support area, e.g. preparing and sending letters, tracking student attendance and work, administration of trips and visits, minute taking at meetings when required.

• Provide cover on reception when required.

• Under the direction of the relevant programme / support managers, liaise with other agencies to make specific arrangements, research and order materials - particularly in relation to employer engagement and other work experience for students.

• Assist in the production of learning materials, especially innovative forms of presentation, delivery and display.

• Under the guidance of teaching staff, research materials for lesson preparation.

• Supervise students as required, e.g. in classrooms, workshops, during trips and at examinations.

• Attend meetings as appropriate to keep up to date with developments in relevant programme / support areas.

• Support events and special activities as directed by the programme / support manager.


General Duties & Responsibilities :


• Undertake any staff development relevant to the needs of the post and in particular the development of computer literacy.

• Comply with Health and Safety regulations associated with your employment.

• The college has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity to the students and in the employment of people. It expects all employees to understand, comply and promote its policies in their own work, and to undertake any appropriate training.

• Carry out any other duties commensurate with the grade and general responsibilities of the post.

• Contribute to quality assurance in the college through participation in performance review.



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should have good IT skills.


Communication and interpersonal skills.


Be able to prioritise and multi-task.

Personal qualities

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will support and provide a full range of administrative services, primarily to managers and team leaders within our curriculum areas.


You will be someone who is willing to learn, friendly, and approachable.

Qualifications required


Future prospects

Progression to permanent employment is dependent on business needs at the relevant time.

Things to consider

Occasional evenings and weekend work, e.g. College Open days.

About the employer

Leyton Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A levels and vocational courses to approximately 2,000 full-time 16-19 year old students. The college serves a vibrant multicultural community, where equality and diversity are celebrated. Our 2016 Ofsted Report confirmed the college rating as good with outstanding features, highlighting a supportive, challenging and innovative culture that focuses well on giving students good experiences and raising standards.


Leyton Sixth Form College


Essex Road


E10 6EQ

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Training provider

Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration (L3).

You will be given time off to study at college as you work towards your L3 apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)


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Closing date: 24 Aug 2017