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Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator TALL OAKS ACADEMY TRUST LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Castle Wood Academy to become their new Business Administration Apprentice. The successful candidate will be working closely with the office manager in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the school office.

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Closing date: 18 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:15 - 16:15 and Friday, 08:15 - 15:45.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out general office duties
  • Welcoming guests to the school
  • Providing refreshments for visitors
  • Keeping the office and front of the school tidy and presentable
  • Completing general day-to-day clerical tasks
  • Answering the phones
  • Answering emails
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail
  • Dealing with money

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to communicate with parents, children, and other members of staff
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to prioritise

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing and confident
  • Good telephone manner
  • Smart and presentable
  • Ability to remain calm in a busy environment and challenging situations
  • Ability to ask questions if uncertain about anything
  • Confidentiality

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades 4/C and above in English and mathematics.

Future prospects

There is potential for the role to be made permanent upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Tall Oaks Academy Trust is a small, independent Multi-Academy Trust in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire comprising of White’s Wood Academy (a junior school), Mercer’s Wood Academy (a through primary school) and Castle Wood Academy (a 2-form entry primary school).




The Avenue




DN21 1EH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lincoln College


Learner Engagement Team 01522 876284

  • Apprenticeship standard in Business Administrator Level 3
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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