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Business Administrator Apprenticeship Cedars school

This is an EXCELLENT opportunity for someone As a member of our Staffing, Admin, Facilities and Finance Team (SAFF) the Admin Apprentice will work with and support the team in the office to undertake varied tasks and processes throughout the whole Academy, which will include aspects of receiving visitor, telephone and email messages.

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Closing date: 31 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

    37 Hours. Monday to Friday. Flexible shift system to cover Practice opening hours (08:00am to 18:30pm).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

School Administration

Providing relevant and timely reception, secretarial,organisational, and other administrative assistance to staff, as delegated by the School Leadership Group, by supporting the efficient running and functioning of the SAFF Team.

Being welcoming as a key point of contact, and ensuring that
security arrangements are maintained by the proper signing in of visitors.

General admin duties including answering phone calls, email enquiries and greeting any visitors to the school.

Photocopying and preparation of documents as required.

Using school based electronic systems in order to support all
areas of admin.

Providing admin support for teaching staff throughout the
Academy as required.

Assisting with the administration of pupil events to ensure
smooth processes.

Ensure that incoming calls are answered.

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

Business Admin level 3 apprenticeship ·

Maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved · Ongoing assessment by the employer and provider – for example meetings with apprentice, employer and learning provider, observations of workplace, gathering evidence · Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to: customer service principles and practices, planning, regulation, responsibility and IT, business principles, customer communication and health and safety. Undertake a self-assessment in the last month of their apprenticeship to enable them to see whether they are confident that they have taken on board all aspects of the occupation. This self-assessment must be submitted to the independent end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for independent End Point Assessment which will include multiple choice assessment; showcase portfolio of learning and interview; presentation of a project

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Very good opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation with a good career route. The employer has a clear plan for developing this role for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Patience


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

Things to consider

Valid work permit and DBS clearances Able to fulfil the Occupational Health requirements for the post Appropriate Job References

About the employer

Cedars Academy is a specialist provision for young people aged 3 to 19 years with physical, sensory and medical needs, speech ,language and communication disorders, autism, and a wide range of other complex needs often associated with emotional vulnerability. The Academy operates over two sites, Cedars School at Ivy Lane (EYFS-KS3) and Cedars College at Walker Terrace (KS4/5). We are currently seeking to appoint 2 full time Administrator Apprentices to begin with immediate effect.


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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022