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Business Administration Apprentice KENTON SCHOOLS ACADEMY TRUST

Kenton School who is part of the Northern Leaders Trust are seeking a hardworking Business Administration apprentice to join their team. The right candidate will gain a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Free Gym Membership

    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 per week (8 am to 4 pm Mon-Thur, 8 am to 3.30 pm Fri)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This post involves oversight of registers in the Sixth Form provision within school. Ensuring teachers complete their registers within a specific time frame, ensuring students are on time for school and researching absences by calling home where no information is given on absence.

Training will be given on using an attendance spreadsheet to ensure the Year Leader Sixth Form and the Assistant Principal (Sixth Form) have up to date data as well as monitoring whether students are punctual.

On a daily basis the successful applicant will be provided a base and work as part of the Sixth Form team to ensure that letters are individualised with the correct data, as well as training on the use of SIMS and also the opportunity for further development opportunities by working with the Year Leader Sixth Form.


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

  • Day Release at Middlesbrough College
  • On the job training
  • Level 3 Business Administration Qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

School which has roughly 1800 pupils from Year 7 to Year 13 which has a Sixth Form of roughly 220 students.




Kenton School Newcastle Drayton Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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