Business Support Apprentice HEREFORD STEINER ACADEMY

Would you like to start on the path to a successful and rewarding career? The Steiner Academy Hereford have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be our Business Support apprentice, we will provide the successful applicant with a structured programme of training, along with learning many other practical skills.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:30 am

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

If you love organisation and working with people, you will love this busy role where no two days are the same.

You will learn:

  • To answer the telephone and make internal and external calls
  • To work closely with members of the current Admin team to coordinate administrative processes
  • Drafting letters and emails
  • Managing deadlines
  • Distributing mail
  • General administration
  • Maintaining and using a database
  • Assisting pupil, staff and external visitors with queries

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

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Hereford (HR4 9SX). Monthly visits from your assigned Monitoring Officer who will set you work, analyse your development and discuss training sessions, and will prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Business Administration level 3 qualification.

You will receive training one day every two weeks which is a combination of face-to-face and remote.

Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths if needed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship could lead to an administration role in education or business.  Previous apprentices have also gone on to study in higher education. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Personable, Efficient, Enthusiasm, Positive attitude


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

Things to consider

The academy is located in Much Dewchurch, a small village to the south of Hereford. There is some public transport e.g. a bus service from Hereford and car parking for staff travelling in their own vehicle.

About the employer

The Steiner Academy Hereford is a state funded academy delivering Steiner Waldorf Education to children from nursery through to year 11. The apprenticeship is based in the academy’s Administration office which is a busy environment providing support and guidance to a wide range of staff and parents across the school.







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Training provider



Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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