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Apprentice Business Administrator THE SPENCER ACADEMIES TRUST

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our growing team as a business administrator apprentice. You will support the Spencer Academies Trust for The Spencer Alliance for Leadership and Teaching (SALT) team with a variety of tasks to ensure the team provide an excellent service to their customers.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide day-to-day administrative and clerical support to all teams to ensure the smooth running of the organisations
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with school enquiries, via email and phone, supporting the success of programme delivery in supporting schools
  • Support with the management of events and associated administrative tasks for all SALT Teams, for example sending emails to delegates for upcoming events, ensuring dietary requirements are shared with catering and overall diary management.
  • Work in a professional manner and with integrity and maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge in line with national changes and legislation as appropriate to the role.

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator
  • You will do all your training in house, at the following address: Spencer Academies Trust, Nottingham, NG9 7EW, United Kingdom
  • This is an apprenticeship opportunity which is supported by 20% off the job training. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There may be opportunity to progress within the Trust within an office environment/similar role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Collaborative Working


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

Things to consider

This is a diverse role and each day will be different. You could be organising events, booking rooms, setting up events, resourcing and reprographics, dealing with customer queries and administrative tasks. You will support the administration of the apprenticeship programme. This will include using bespoke IT data systems.

About the employer

The Spencer Academies Trust is a dynamic organisation committed to delivering the best in opportunities and outcomes for the thousands of children and young people across the East Midlands. We welcome applications from new staff, and from existing staff interested in exploring new opportunities within the group. The team are excited to welcome a new member to support our continued growth and expansion.




George Spencer School Arthur Mee Road Stapleford



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Training provider



Sarah Kelly

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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