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School Administration Apprentice Holywell Primary School

To provide general clerical or administrative support to the school under the direction or instruction of senior staff, whilst completing your level 3 business administrator qualification.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Answering the telephone, transferring calls to appropriate staff or taking messages

•Reception duties, including greeting visitors, ensuring they sign in, informing the relevant member of staff of their arrival and escorting visitors around the school when needed

•Distribution of messages/incoming items to staff/students around school

•Collecting students from lesson when required

•Ensuring the reception area is kept clean, tidy and welcoming for visitors

•Distributing incoming post

•Distributing new uniform when ordered and restocking

•Typing correspondence, filing, photocopying, scanning, shredding

•Undertake mandatory training on safeguarding, health and safety and security

•Booking of meeting rooms

•Hospitality when required

•Assisting the SLT and Office with the organisation of Academy events e.g. leavers event, vaccinations, school photos

• Work with the office team to assist with attendance e.g. parent phone calls and maintaining student’s attendance records

•  Assist with the administration of the admissions process e.g. inputting admissions data onto the school database and assisting with the organisation and running of transition events

• Work with the finance team to generate invoices and assist with other finance related tasks

•Work with staff to obtain information about school events to advertise or celebrate and put these on the school website and social media pages.

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

After completion you will gain the Business Administration Level 3 Standard. 

Maths and English Functional Skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Confidence


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing up to date information for parents, pupils and the wider community. We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find the information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.


Holywell Primary School


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Training provider



Blue Vinall

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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