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Business Administrator Apprentice Grace College

Grace College are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm with 30 mins unpaid break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Responsible to the Principal’s PA for:

The welcoming of visitors, with particular emphasis on:

  • Allowing access for visitors, and issue and control of visitor passes in accordance with safeguarding policy
  • Notifying the relevant staff of visitor arrival and ensuring the visitor is seen within a reasonable timescale
  • Undertaking the relevant health and safety procedures in the event of a sounding of the fire alarm

Dealing with incoming enquiries via email and telephone, with particular emphasis on:

  • Responding to any queries that can be answered at the time
  • Transferring enquiries to the relevant staff member, or advising the caller of an appropriate time to call back
  • Effectively passing on messages when requested to do so by the caller

Administrative and clerical duties, with particular emphasis on:

  • The maintenance of pupil records, including the administration of attendance and absence records
  • Processing of admissions applications and enquiries
  • Assistance with the administration of co-curricular activities and emergency first aid

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • To deal effectively by telephone, email and in person with a wide range of people
  • To use ICT effectively with the ability to develop ICT skills
  • Good knowledge of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise accordingly

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Polite

Desired qualifications

Math & English GCSE grades 4-9/A*-C

Future prospects

Possibilty of full time employment on succesful completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Grace College is an 11-19 secondary school serving nearly 1200 students in central Gateshead. The school is committed to creating an outstanding learning community where students excel in their academic, cultural, co-curricular and personal lives.

The College joined the Emmanuel Schools Foundation (ESF) in April 2019 as the fifth school providing a holistic education focused on developing character in and beyond the classroom. In joining ESF the school has aligned itself with the mission of the Foundation to: provide the environment for students and staff to have an opportunity to work hard to achieve their personal best; encourage personal, moral and spiritual development within a Christian framework; and   create and sustain educational environments where everyone is equally valued.


Grace College


Saltwell Road South



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Emily Jefferson

You will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator standard with Gateshead College

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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