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Apprentice Business Administrator United Kids Childcare

The Nursery is looking for a keen and positive individual that can come and join their friendly team. They want someone that can provide a friendly face when welcoming guests and parents to the Nursery and carry out a range of administrative tasks, duties and responsibilities.

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Closing date: 25 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Working hours (Monday - Friday) between (8am - 4pm). (Shift work).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 May 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be expected to fulfil the following duties roles and responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Nursery Manager
  • Helping to administer HR records and processes
  • Welcoming parents, visitors and dealing with their enquiries
  • Professionally answering the phone, taking messages and passing them to the relevant person
  • Using IT systems to draft letters, emails, reports, newsletters, maintain records
  • Keeping paper and electronic records up to date
  • Providing clerical support including word-processing, maintaining databases, inputting data, reproduction, filing, writing reports and letters
  • Being aware of the Data Protection Act, duties of confidentiality and other legislation to ensure confidentiality of records and information is maintained
  • To undertake a development programme leading to a National Vocational Qualification as part of an apprenticeship
  • To actively participate in their own development plan which will be agreed with the line manager and their assessor from the training provider

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good and proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Great communication skills
  • To have a good telephone manner
  • To show initiative and help out where necessary
  • The ability to work in a team

Personal qualities

  • Positive working attitude
  • Able to provide a friendly face when welcoming Parents and other guests to the Nursery
  • A warm, caring, friendly and patient nature
  • A sense of responsibility
  • A consistent and fair approach
  • A sense of humour
  • Sense of fun

Desired qualifications

Maths and English (A-C) Level 4/C and above or equivalents

Future prospects

Potential for the role to become permanent after the apprenticeship role.

About the employer

Our first nursery was opened in September 2018, due to its success our second nursery was launched in April 2019. The owner and founder of the Nursery is a lady called Gurpreet Padda.

Our mission at United Kids is to provide high quality care, creating a safe, loving, caring, nurturing, stimulating fun and enriching environment for our children. We strongly believe in providing exploring and learning opportunities through play that are filled with knowledge and insight that enhances our children's development giving the best start in life and education.


United Kids Childcare


Hateley Heath Infant School

Huntingdon Road

West Bromwich

B71 2RP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Kiran Kaur

Working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator standard, your qualification will cover:

  • How to involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administration skills
  • Developing key skills and behaviours to support your own progression to management responsibilities
  • Record and document production
  • Understanding business fundamentals
  • Working and developing policies
  • IT skills including spreadsheets
  • Planning and organisational skills

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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