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Business Administration Apprentice Derby Pride Academy

We are looking for our next Business Admin Apprentice to promote the effective running of the academy’s administrative function, ensuring that the school is provided with an efficient, reliable and proactive service.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 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

    8.00am to 3.50pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 2.50 on Friday (exclusive of 25 minutes for lunch). 41 weeks per year – term time plus 10 additional days to be worked during the school holidays (paid over 52 weeks)

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your main duties will include:

  • To monitor attendance and contact parents in connection with unexplained absences. 
  • To maintain all relevant records and complete all relevant filing 
  • To create a fortnightly report for each student using information given by the academy staff and data taken from the academy’s MIS 
  • To create a checking and monitoring dataset in conjunction with the Data Manager; this is used to predict student targets and working grades. 
  • To record behaviour points for each student and create a daily record for display on the academy’s notice board. 
  • To maintain general data for students on the academy’s MIS 
  • To receive visitors to the academy in a professional manner, observing Child Protection protocol at all times. 
  • To deal with all incoming telephone calls in a professional manner and passing information to relevant members of staff in a timely manner.  
  • To take part in the break time duty rota, assisting with serving toast and drinks to the students and ensuring that Food Hygiene and Safety procedures are strictly adhered to. 
  • To contribute to the training of other staff in essential tasks requiring specific knowledge and/or skills 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A sound working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package
  • Ability to understand Safeguarding policies
  • Attention to detail
  • Orginisation skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Enthusiastic approach to work

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English grade 4 or above or an equivalent qualification. 

Future prospects

Potential to become a permanent member of the support staff at Derby Pride Academy for the right candidate

About the employer

Derby Pride Academy is an ‘Outstanding’ alternative provision free school working in partnership with Derby County Football Club to provide good examination outcomes and redirection work for high need students in an alternative provision setting.

Our aim is to engage and sustain learning for vulnerable and challenging young people. We work with our students to improve their attainment, behaviour, attendance, self-esteem and confidence whilst providing skills to support development as responsible members of the community; we raise expectations and contribute to the well-being and cohesion of the community we serve.


Derby Pride Academy



Orient Way


DE24 8BY

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Training provider

DBC Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by DBC Training


Catherine Allman 07508821784

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticehsip Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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