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Administration Assistant Apprentice West Walsall E-Act Academy

A fantastic opportunity to join the Academy as an Admin Assistant. You will provide clerical assistance and support to the whole academy and assist with the effective administration of the school services.

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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

    Monday to Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties;

  • Undertake clerical duties related to the post e.g. typing, word-processing and other IT based tasks including the production of letters, reports and schedules and operate relevant equipment/ICT packages e.g. excel, databases, spreadsheets, internet and SIMs.
  • To alert line manager to any concerns through monthly monitoring systems. 
  • Participate with procurement and sponsorship and with the promotion and marketing of the school as part of a team.
  • Make arrangements for school trips, events, travel and meetings etc., as directed.
  • Provide general clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, e-mailing, completing routine forms and responding to routine correspondence.
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/returns/management information systems.
  • Produce lists/information/data as required.
  • Maintain and collate pupil reports information that are routinely required by the Headteacher, Regional Team and E-ACT
  • Maintain stock and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required or as directed. 
  • To support cross team working as and when required to ensure a qualitative and effective service is provided at all times.
  • Contribute to the school ethos, aims and the development/improvement plan. 
  • Attend relevant meetings as required

Administration Duties

  • Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, Health & Safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the region 
  • Develop constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required • Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of using Microsoft Office
  • Use of ICT/Management Information Systems
  • Can work under pressure and meeting deadlines 
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and pupils
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity around information

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communicator
  • Proactive and positive outlook
  • Able to work independently, using own initiative as well as within the wider team.
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of people using multiple forms of communication  
  • Ability to self evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities 
  • Ability to promote a positive ethos and attributes

Desired qualifications

English and maths Grade C or above or equivalent

Future prospects

The opportunity to excel in role and gain full time employment after the apprenticeship

About the employer

An 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focused on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.

  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


West Walsall E-Act Academy


Primley Avenue



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus


Nichole Jackson 01922 657087

Business Adminstrator Level 3 Standard

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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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