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Business Administrator Apprenticeship Christ The King Sixth Form/Aquinas Church of England Education Trust

To provide a range of highly efficient and effective administrative duties ensuring the Sixth Form systems are well organised, expertly delivered, provide exceptional quality and are very effective in supporting the Sixth Form processes.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Input, maintain and manipulate relevant data using the Sixth Form’s Information and Recording systems, producing documents, reports and correspondence as required.
  • Produce well laid out and accurate emails, letters, documents and reports for internal and external use.
  • Maintain accurate records and well organised, comprehensive online and physical filing systems.
  • Copy, collate and distribute documentation to relevant personnel.
  • Deal with electronic communications including physical correspondence and telephone calls with prospective students and their parents/carers so that emails, text messages and documents are handled properly and efficiently.
  • Liaise with a range of people, ensuring communications are accurate and reflect the efficient operation and ethos of the Sixth Form.
  • Word process letters and documents for internal and external use.
  • Use computer functions and packages such as PowerPoint, Excel and Office 365 apps expertly as required.
  • Support and contribute to a range of administrative functions as required.
  • Taking part in professional development activities including appraisal.
  • Promote equal opportunities for students and staff.
  • Undertake other tasks as required by the Office Manager, Deputy Principal or Executive Principal after due consultation.

This job description may not necessarily be a comprehensive description of the post. It may be reviewed and subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the post holder.

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


On programme Training:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

  • Knowledge Test
  • Skills Test
  • Oral Questioning – underpinned by portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

The apprentice must have an understanding of, and support for, the Catholic ethos of the Sixth Form. The apprentice must have an understanding of, and support for, the Catholic ethos of the Sixth Form. What skills do you have that would be relevant for this apprenticeship? Completing an apprenticeship means combining work with study. How are you going to manage your time successfully?

About the employer

Christ The Sixth Forms College is a group of highly successful sixth forms - CTK Aquinas, CTK Emmanuel and CTK St Mary’s – in south London and Kent. Since Christ the King Sixth Form was first established over 25 years ago, almost 20,000 young people have successfully studied A-Levels or high-level vocational courses at our three centres in Sidcup, Brockley and the Lewisham/Blackheath borders in London. Offering exceptional, expert teaching in a welcoming, friendly atmosphere, each sixth form creates an environment where high achievement is promoted and attained. Christ the King Sixth Forms are an innovative, prestigious and highly regarded groups of sixth forms, where we promote wellbeing, environmental sustainability and purposeful social action alongside our Catholic values Our mission, vision and ethos will ensure you develop outstanding personal qualities, attributes and opportunities. In line with our motto “Ut Vitam Habeant” you will go on to live your life in all its fullness.


Christ The King Sixth Form/Aquinas Church of England Education Trust


Sprules Road



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Training provider



Whitney Kontoh Afful


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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