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Business Administrator Apprentice READING DAYCARE LIMITED

Are you seeking a career in Business and Admin? This large and well-respected Educational Day Nursery is seeking an enthusiastic and helpful administration apprentice to help with all elements of office life. This is a great opportunity and APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 06 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm (shift to be determined) 1 hour unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist the day-to-day financial operations within the nursery and meet occupancy and financial objectives. Tasks could include: data entry, handling invoices, assisting with payroll, banking
  • Communication with parents, staff and outside agencies.
  • Maintain Children’s records on NMS, Tapestry, and add/remove users from the Fingerprint and Face scan systems.
  • Implement Company Policies and Procedures including attendance at meetings, implementing the company equal opportunities policy, preparation of reports and any other duties as required.
  • Answer phone calls and respond to emails in a timely fashion
  • Photocopying and scanning.
  • Maintain nursery documents in an organised way.
  • Support the Nursery Manager and other staff in their duties.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, which includes:

  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks
  • End Point Assessment (online)
  • Occasional group classes with other learners
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths & English if required
  • Business Administrator Certificate from IfATE and City & Guilds

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Dickory Docks Educational Nursery are huge supporters of the apprenticeship scheme and they're building for the future. There is availability for progression following the successful completion of the apprenticeship to continue your career!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired

About the employer

We are registered with OFSTED (Office for Standards in Education) to have up to one hundred and sixteen children aged from three months to five years. Our latest OFSTED inspection based on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) was in August 2015. We have a large Nursery with Plenty of outdoor space for children to learn and explore! Our Nursery rooms have been specially designed and furnished to meet the needs of young children. Room arrangements are appropriate to the child’s age group and both furniture and equipment are set according to the child's age. Our rooms are properly lit and bright and aim to encourage children to explore and learn safely at their own pace.







RG30 4EX

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Training provider



Lilly Spake


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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