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Business Administration Apprentice North East Futures UTC

We are seeking to recruit a Business Administration Apprentice to work at North East Futures UTC. You will have the opportunity to carry out a wide range of administration duties in a school environment and become part of the business support team. We offer support and training to prepare you for a successful career.

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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 8.30am to 4.00pm working term time only plus 10 days

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide general administration support to North East Futures UTC.
  • Provide frontline contact and reception support answering and dealing with telephone calls and dealing with visitors.
  • Use of school Management Information Systems.
  • Provide administration support to the school office.
  • Provide administration support for various event programmes including parent and awards evenings.
  • Prepare bulk emails and texts using our communication systems.

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

  • The apprenticeship will commence on 5 September 2022 and will require you to work term time only plus 10 days.
  • You will study for a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship.
  • The apprenticeship is for 18 months and will be supported by mentors from Tyne Coast College.
  • You will receive 20% off the job time to complete your apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified there are opportunities to work in a number of business support staff roles including Administration Assistant, Administration Officer, Data, Exams or Finance roles both within schools or in other organisations.
  • Tyne Coast Academy Trust is an expanding Multi Academy Trust so there will be employment opportunities at schools across the MAT.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

North East Futures UTC is based in central Newcastle and replicates a business environment with state of the art facilities. All students are aged between 14 - 19 and study towards careers in Healthcare Science or Computer Science. North East Futures UTC is part of Tyne Coast Academy Trust.


North East Futures UTC


North East Futures UTC

Stephenson Square

Stephenson Quater



Melissa Dobrianski

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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