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Business Administrator Apprenticeship Birchills C Of E Primary Community School

A fantastic opportunity for an individual to join our school and friendly team as a Business Administration Apprentice. Supporting our current office staff and leadership Team, you will ensure all our visitors are greeted on arrival and deal with queries efficiently and effectively.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 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

    8.15am - 4.15pm Monday - Friday (Term time only)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be supported and mentored in your role and work alongside our Academy Administrators providing clerical support, and manning the front reception.

Your job role will comprise of the following:

  • Proficiently and competently use IT systems to produce accurate and time critical documents such as spreadsheets and correspondence
  • Communicate courteously and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders over the telephone, face to face and in writing including via email
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems Including collating statistical information and preparing reports as required
  • General day-to-day queries
  • Answering the telephone taking accurate messages and taking responsibility for following up on enquiries and queries and being the first point of contact for parents, visitors, staff and children
  • Clubs and activities correspondence and letters to parents
  • Signing and checking deliveries to the academy
  • Filing of pupil correspondence
  • General clerical duties to support the office staff and teaching staff
  • Dealing with queries and signposting
  • Photocopying and collating documents
  • Assist with the school's Asset Register ensuring it is up to date and maintained on a regular basis
  • Attend all apprenticeship training and completion of all coursework by target date
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate to the grade of the post as the academy office is a busy working environment and requires applicants to have a versatile and positive approach

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use a range of IT Microsoft Packages
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude
  • Commitment to learn and desire to study
  • Flexible and positive approach
  • Accountability and responsibility for your own actions
  • Ability to use your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Able and willing to follow instruction and learn new tasks
  • Able to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Willing to learn and to take responsibility for their own development
  • Able to communicate both written and orally, good attention to detail and to present information dearly and concisely
  • Ability to produce quality and accurate work in a timely manner
  • Ability to initiate and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels

Desired qualifications

Maths and English Grade C/4 and above.

Future prospects

The potential to gain full time permanent employment.

About the employer

Birchills Church of England Community Academy is a happy, nurturing school, which has been graded as ‘outstanding’ by SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools). Our academy promotes an atmosphere in which the development of the whole child is secured through a strong commitment of Christian values. We believe that ‘We Are All God’s Children’ and ‘Manner Matter Most’. We are committed to promoting the highest quality of teaching and learning, in a secure and caring Christian environment.

We have good links with St. Andrew’s Church alongside other places of worship that our children belong to. Within the local area we have a Mosque, Gurdwara and a Mandir. Through our links with all of these places, we are able to support and enrich our understanding of being part of a multi-cultural society whilst celebrating British values, diversity and equality.

Birchills currently has 451 pupils on roll. Everyone in our community is important and deserves the very best. Our belief is that individuals can have fun and achieve their full potential, whilst learning life-long skills. We work hard to improve the life chances of all of children, their families and the wider community.


Birchills C Of E Primary Community School


Birchills Street



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Training provider


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


Grace Foster

Business Administrator Level 3 Standard.

20% off the job training.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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