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Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice Stocksfield Avenue Primary School

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy Newcastle school as an administration apprentice working front of house and play a key role in the community.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shift to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • General admin duties including answering phone calls, email enquiries, greeting parents and visitors in the office, signing visitors in and out and dealing with queries, photocopying and post
  • Using Word and Excel to create documents and spreadsheets for daily use with administration tasks
  • Using school based electronic systems in order to support all areas of admin.
  • Provide admin support for teaching staff throughout the school as required
  • Assist with updating the website and other communication channels as required, showcasing the school’s activities
  • Assisting with pupil events to ensure smooth process, e.g. school photos, pupil immunisations etc.
  • Learn other admin roles within the school to provider cover when needed (e.g. managing school meals, completing registers on Arbor)
  • Set up meetings and manage electronic diaries
  • A level 3 apprentice will be expected to take full responsibility for an aspect of school administration and to lead a workplace improvement project with the aim of delivering a more efficient service to an aspect of the office’s work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office systems
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Numerate and Literate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • Accurate and good attention to detail
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with children and adults maintaining confidentiality when required

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Flexible
  • Desire to develop
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Confident
  • Have a smart appearance and take pride in your work

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English, GCSE Grade 9-4 /A*-C or equivalent

Future prospects

  • To be arranged

About the employer

Our school is part of the SMART Multi Academy Trust. SMART Multi Academy Trust is an exempt charity and company limited by guarantee registered in England with Company number 10257723. The company’s registered office is Wyndham Primary School, Montagu Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4SB.


Stocksfield Avenue Primary School


St. Cuthberts Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LearningSkills


Alex Helm 01914338727

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved
  • Ongoing assessment by the employer and provider – for example meetings with apprentice, employer and learning provider, observations of workplace, gathering evidence
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to: customer service principles and practices, planning, regulation, responsibility and IT, business principles, customer communication and health and safety
  • Undertake a self-assessment in the last month of their apprenticeship to enable them to see whether they are confident that they have taken on board all aspects of the occupation. This self-assessment must be submitted to the independent end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for independent End Point Assessment which will include multiple choice assessment; showcase portfolio of learning and interview; presentation of a project

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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