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Business Administration Apprentice Burnt Oak Primary School

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Apprentice Business Administrator. High standards of literacy and numeracy, together with the desire to learn and ability to work as part of a team are essential.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This position is working term time only. You will be paid for 39 working weeks plus 5.6 weeks as your leave entitlement. The remaining 7.4 weeks of the year will be unpaid.

    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, 8:00am – 4:00pm. ½ hr lunch. 39 weeks per year.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    05 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Attend relevant meetings as required & participate in school training
  • General office duties
  • School & Nursery Admissions
  • Book relevant training for staff
  • Complete Child Missing in Education forms (CME)
  • Liaise with the Local Authority in terms of vacant child places, & appeals
  • Create termly newsletters
  • Create termly attendance awards
  • Monitor child daily attendance/registers
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Undertake any additional duties which may be allocated by the Headteacher or School Business Manager

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Preparation for end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is no guarantee of ongoing employment beyond the apprenticeship duration, but apprentices would be entitled to apply for a permanent position at the school as part of the office team, should a vacancy arise.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Interpersonal skills, Professionalism, Confidentiality, To be approachable, Positive attitude, Flexible approach to work, Enthusiasm and energy, Desire to learn, Develop as an administrator


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentices will be working within a school environment, and therefore will require an enhanced DBS check and references will be requested. All applications must be made through the Find an Apprenticeship service. Do not contact the employer directly as this may result in your application not being considered.

About the employer

An established and well recognised school with a great reputation based in Gillingham for 3-11 year olds.


Burnt Oak Primary School


Burnt Oak Primary School

Richmond Road



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Training provider



Ian Pearce


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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